What Happened on July 5, 1955

Historical Events

  • Six week old British dock strike ends as London dockers return to work

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Gismondi, American rock bassist (Michael Stanley Band, 1979-87), born in Youngstown, Ohio
  • Peter McNamara, Australian tennis player (Australian Open doubles 1979, Wimbledon doubles 1980, 82), born in Melbourne, Victoria (d. 2019)
Born in 1955
1955 Highlights

About July 5, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 68 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young