What Happened on March 11, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Catharina "Nina" Hagen, German punk rock singer, and actress (The Go-Blue Girl), born in East Berlin, East Germany
Born in 1955

Famous Deaths

Alexander FlemingAlexander Fleming (1881-1955)

Scottish bacteriologist (invented penicillin; Nobel Prize 1945), dies of a heart attack at 73

  • Oscar Mayer, Bavarian-born American meat packer (b. 1859)
1955 Highlights

About March 11, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 68 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Give Me Your Word - Tennessee Ernie Ford