On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Sergeant Preston" debuts on CBS
  • Ali Sastroamidjojo's PNI wins elections in Indonesia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arthur Millers "View From The Bridge" premieres in NYC

Playwright Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller

Famous Birthdays

  • BenoĆ®t Ferreux, French actor
  • Gwen Ifill, journalist and writer, 1st African American woman to host US public affairs program, born in NYC, New York (d. 2016)
  • Ken Weatherwax, American actor (Pugsley-Addams Family), born in LA, CA
  • Mark Mitchell, actor (Larger than Life, Lift Off, Ground Zero)
  • Vicki Fergon, American golfer (first woman to win on all 3 LPGA-affiliated tours), born in Palo Alto, California
1955 Highlights

About September 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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