On This Day

What Happened on May 6, 1955

Historical Events

  • West Germany joins NATO

Famous Birthdays

  • Donald A Thomas, PhD/Astronaut (STS 65, 70, 83, 94), born in Cleveland, Ohio
  • John Hutton, British politician and cabinet minister (L), born in London
  • Tom Bergeron, American game show host
1955 Highlights

About May 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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