What Happened on May 4, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Renate Bruemmer, Swiss cosmonaut, born in St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Robert Ellis Orrall, American singer and songwriter, born in Winthrop, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • George Enesco, Romanian violinist, conductor, and composer (Romanian Dances), dies at 73
  • Louis Charles Breguet, French aviation pioneer (founded the Compagnie des messageries aĆ©rienne which became Air France), dies at 75
1955 Highlights

About May 4, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White - Perez 'Prez' Prado & His Orchestra, The King of the Mambo