On This Day

What Happened on March 29, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Brendan Gleeson, Irish actor and film director (Braveheart), born in Dublin
  • Christopher Lawford, American actor (Charlie Brent-All My Children), born in Santa Monica, California
  • Dianne Kay, American actress (Nancy-8 is Enough, Reggie, Glitter), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Earl Campbell, American College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back (Heisman Trophy 1977, U of Texas; Pro Bowl 1978–81, 83, Houston Oilers), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Marina Sirtis, English actress (Troi-Star Trek: The Next Generation), born in London, England

Famous Deaths

  • Everard Verachtert, Flemish linguist (I Can Speak Nicely), dies at 81
1955 Highlights

About March 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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