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? 67 years and 16 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