What Happened on September 6, 1955

Historical Events

  • "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater, NYC; runs for 23 performances
  • J van Tilburg appointed governor of Suriname

Famous Birthdays

  • Anne Henning, American 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1972), born in Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Carl E. Walz, American NASA astronaut (STS 51, 65, 79), born in Cleveland, Ohio
Born in 1955

About September 6, 1955

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 67 years, 6 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Rose Marie - Slim Whitman