What Happened on June 22, 1955

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Antonio Segni forms government in Italy

  • US air patrol plane shot down above Bering sea

Film Release

Walt Disney's animated film "Lady & the Tramp" released


1955 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeffrey Mumford, American contemporary classical composer, and educator, born in Washington, D.C.
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

  • Sadashiv Garpatrao Shinde, cricketer (7 Tests for India), dies at 31
  • Sadu Shinde, Indian cricket spin bowler (7 Tests, 12 wickets, BB 6/91; Maharashtra, Bombay, Baroda), dies of typhoid at 32
  • Wyllis Cooper, American TV narrator (Volume One), dies at 56

About June 22, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young