What Happened on July 6, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Rick Braun, American smooth jazz trumpeter, flugelhorn player, and record producer, born in Allentown, Pennsylvania
  • Sherif Ismail, Prime Minister of Egypt (2015-2018), born in Cairo, Egypt
  • William Wall, Irish writer (This is the Country), born in Cork City, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Paolo Gallico, Italian-American pianist and composer (The Apocalypse), dies at 87
1955 Highlights

About July 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young