On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1955

Historical Events

  • 5th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Rats" wins Golden Bear (audience vote)
  • Harmon Killebrew hits his 1st HR (off Billy Hoeff)

Famous Birthdays

  • Betsy Randle, American actress
  • Gurumayi Chidvilasananda, Guru of Siddha Yoga
  • Loren Roberts, American golfer (British Senior Open 2006, 09; US Open 1994 runner-up), born in San Luis Obispo, California
1955 Highlights

About June 24, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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