What Happened on October 9, 1955

Famous Birthdays

  • Linwood Boomer, Canadian-American actor (Adam-Little House on the Prairie), born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Steve Ovett, British athlete (Olympics gold 800m, bronze 1500m 1980), born in Brighton, England

Famous Deaths

  • Alice Joyce, American actress (Song O' My Heart), dies at 65
  • Theodor Innitzer, Austrian cardinal and archbishop of Vienna, dies at 79
1955 Highlights

About October 9, 1955

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: The Man From Laramie - Jimmy Young