What Happened on June 29, 1955

Historical Events

  • Argentine state of siege ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles J. Precourt, American NASA astronaut (STS 55, 71, 84, sk:91), born in Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Terence M. O'Sullivan, American labor union activist who is president of the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA), born in San Francisco, California

Famous Deaths

  • Max Pechstein, German painter and graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73
1955 Highlights

About June 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Unchained Melody - Jimmy Young