On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1955

Historical Events

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

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1st President to appear on color TV (Eisenhower)

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower

Event of interestEvent of Interest

India Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru visit USSR

1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India
Jawaharlal Nehru

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? 66 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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