On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1955

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Johnny Cash debuts Top 10 country song "Cry! Cry! Cry!"

Country Singer Johnny Cash
Country Singer
Johnny Cash

Famous Birthdays

  • David Marshall Grant, American actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • Leigh McCloskey, American actor (Dallas, Executive Suite, Gen Hosp), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestMichel Platini

Michel Platini, French footballer, born in Jœuf, France

Footballer Michel Platini
Michel Platini

1955 Highlights

About June 21, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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