What Happened on July 8, 1955

Historical Events

  • British Open Men's Golf, St Andrews: Peter Thomson of Australia wins the 2nd of 3 consecutive Open titles, 2 strokes clear of runner-up John Fallon

Famous Birthdays

  • Mihaela Mitrache, Romanian actress
1955 Highlights

About July 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young