What Happened on September 29, 1955

Historical Events

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

Historic Event

Arthur Millers "View From The Bridge" premieres in NYC


Famous Birthdays

  • BenoĆ®t Ferreux, French actor (Murmur of the Heart), born in Bordeaux, France
  • Gwen Ifill, American 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 Los Angeles, California
  • Mark Mitchell, Australian actor (Larger than Life, Con the Fruiterer), bon in Melbourne Australia
  • 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? 67 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman