What Happened on June 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Music release#1 in the Charts

Bill Haley & Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" hits #1

Father of Rock 'n' Roll Bill Haley
Father of Rock 'n' Roll
Bill Haley

Famous Birthdays

  • Sandra Bernhard, American actress and comedian (King of Comedy, Nancy on Roseanne), born in Flint, Michigan

Famous Deaths

  • Max Meldrum, Scottish-born Australian painter (b. 1875)