What Happened on June 8, 1955

Historical Events

Sports History

MLB Brooklyn Dodgers option pitcher (and future Baseball Hall of Fame manager) Tommy Lasorda to make room on roster for future Hall of Famer, pitcher Sandy Koufax

Famous Birthdays

  • (Thomas) Griffin Dunne, American actor (American Werewolf in London, Who's That Girl; After Hours), and filmmaker, born in New York City
  • Greg Ginn, American punk rock guitarist, singer and songwriter (Black Flag), born in Tucson, Arizona
  • James Jonathan Sylvers, American keyboardist and vocalist (The Sylvers -"Boogie Fever"), born in Los Angeles, California

Tim Berners-LeeTim Berners-Lee (67 years old)

English inventor (World Wide Web), born in London, England

Born in 1955
1955 Highlights

About June 8, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 11 months and 24 days
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