On This Day

What Happened on November 9, 1955

Historical Events

  • Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain" premieres in NYC
  • NZ all out for 70 v Pakistan at Dacca
  • UN disapproves of South Africa's apartheid politics

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Nault, French Canadian politician (Member of the Canadian Parliament for Kenora—Rainy River), born in Ste. Anne, Manitoba
  • Don Schiff, American guitarist, born in Wilmington, Delaware
  • Fernando Meirelles, Brazilian film director (The Constant Gardener), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Karen Dotrice, British actress (Mary Poppins), born in Guernsey, Channel Islands

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Powers, actor (Station West, Destination Moon), dies at 65
1955 Highlights

About November 9, 1955

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Hernando's Hideaway - Johnston Brothers