What Happened on October 2, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premieres on CBS television in the US
  • 9th NHL All-Star Game: Detroit beat All-Stars 3-1 at Detroit
  • Chiva Stoica becomes premier of Romania
  • WHTN (now WOWK) TV ch 13 in Huntington-Charleston, WV (CBS) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Kathryn Morrison playmate (May, 1978), born in Long Beach, California
  • Philip Oakey, Sheffield, rock vocalist (Human Leauge-Only Human)

Famous Weddings

  • Actress Joyce Randolph marries publisher Richard Charles

Famous Deaths

  • O B Clarence, actor (Penn of Pensnsylvania), dies