What Happened on June 16, 1955

Historical Events

Historic Event

Pope Pius XII ex-communicates Argentine President Juan Perón

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Metcalf, American actress (Roseanne, Ladybird), born in Carbonville, Illinois
  • Simon Bailey, priest, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, born in Halifax, West Yorkshire (d. 1995)
  • Tree Rollins, American NBA center (Cleveland Cavaliers), born in Winter Haven, Florida

Famous Deaths

  • Ozias Leduc, Canadian painter, dies at 90
1955 Highlights

About June 16, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Eddie Calvert