What Happened on June 7, 1955

Historical Events

  • "$64,000 Question" hosted by Hal March, premieres on CBS TV

TV Show Appearance

1st President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)

Historic Event

India Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru visit USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Koch, American skier, born in Brattleboro, Vermont
  • Joey Scarbury, American singer-songwriter ("Theme from The Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)"), born in Ontario, California
  • Jon Balke, Norwegian jazz pianist, composer and band leader (Magnetic North Orchestra), born in Furnes, Norway
  • William Forsythe, American actor (Raising Arizona; Once Upon a Time in America; Boardwalk Empire), born in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
1955 Highlights

About June 7, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Eddie Calvert