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Search Results for Year: 1955


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Number of Records Matching Query: 98
 
ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK - SONG
EVENT
 
Event Date: Monday 6 June 1955
Description: The song is ranked No. 158 on the Rolling Stone magazine
Summary: Stays at #1 for eight weeks. USA. 1955."Rock Around the Clock" is a 12-bar-blues-based song written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter under the pseudonym "Jimmy De Knight" in 1952. First recorded by Italian-American band Sonny Dae and His Knights on March 20, 1954.

ALBERT EINSTEIN DIES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 19 April 1955

GREG NORMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 10 February 1955
Description: Golfer - Australia
Summary: BORN IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA.RANKED NUMBER ON GOLFER IN THE 1980;s AND THE 1990's.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1955
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 January 1955
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1955
Summary: 1955-56 1 The $64,000 Question CBS 2 I Love Lucy CBS 3 The Ed Sullivan Show CBS 4 Disneyland ABC 5 The Jack Benny Program CBS 6 December Bride CBS 7 You Bet Your Life NBC 8 Dragnet NBC 9 I've Got a Secret CBS 10 General Electric Theater CBS 11 Private Secretary (tie) CBS 11 The Ford Television Theater (tie) NBC 13 The Red Skelton Show CBS 14 The George Gobel Show NBC 15 The $64,000 Challenge CBS 16 Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts CBS 17 The Lineup CBS 18 Shower of Stars CBS 19 The Perry Como Show NBC 20 The Honeymooners CBS

GRACE KNIGHT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 23 December 1955
Description: Vocalist, Australia

TOM ARDOLINO
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 12 January 1955
Description: Drummer, USA

JOHN MCGEOCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 August 1955
Description: Guitarist, UK

NATHAN EAST
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 8 December 1955
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, USA

TOM HANKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 9 July 1955
Description: Actor, USA

SANNE SALOMONSEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 30 December 1955
Description: Vocalist, Denmark

HOWIE EPSTEIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 July 1955
Description: Bassist, US

STEVE JOBS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 February 1955
Description: Apple Inc.

DENNIS FLEMION
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 6 June 1955
Description: Drums, USA

SHIRLEY COLLIE NELSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 March 1955
Description: Vocalist , Composer, USA

ED TOWNSEND
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 April 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

MIKE PORCARO
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 29 May 1955
Description: Bassist, USA

RANDY VAN WARMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 30 March 1955
Description: Singer, songwriter

KENNY KIRKLAND
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 28 September 1955
Description: Pianist, USA

MICHAEL STEELE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 2 June 1955
Description: Guitarist, Vocals, USA

TOMMY CASTRO
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 15 April 1955
Description: Guitarist, USA

COUNTRY DICK MONTANA
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 May 1955
Description: Drummer, US

JAY OSMOND
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 12 September 1955
Description: Vocalist

LONNIE PITCHFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 8 October 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

RICK WAKEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 May 1955
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK

DEBRA WINGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1955
Description: Actress, USA

KEVIN COSTNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 18 January 1955
Description: Actor, USA

ERROL GRAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 21 March 1955
Description: Vocalist, Comedian

JOHN MOONEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 3 April 1955
Description: Guitarist, USA

BILLY IDOL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 30 November 1955
Description: Vocalist, UK

JEFF DANIELS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 February 1955
Description: Actor, Playwright, USA

ELVIS COSTELLO
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 25 August 1955
Description: Vocalist, Gutarist, Composer, UK

MULGREW MILLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 August 1955
Description: Pianist, USA

ROWAN ATKINSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 6 January 1955
Description: Actor, comedian, UK

JERRY DAMMERS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 22 May 1955
Description: Keyboardist, UK

JOHN GRIMALDI
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 May 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, GB

KELSEY GRAMMER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 21 February 1955
Description: Actor, USA

PAUL KELLY
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 13 January 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Guitarist, Australia

DENISE SCOTT
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 April 1955
Description: Comedian, Australia

EDDIE VAN HALEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 January 1955
Description: Guitarist,Pianist, USA

ANDY GIBB
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 5 March 1955
Description: Vocalist, Australia

WAYNE HORSBURGH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 11 June 1955
Description: Vocalist, Yodeller, Australia

JOHN WAITE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 July 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

ELLEN BARKIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 April 1955
Description: Actress, USA

BRUCE FOXTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 1 September 1955
Description: Vocalist, Bassist, UK

BRUCE WILLIS
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 19 March 1955
Description: Actor, Vocalist, USA

JOE JACKSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 11 August 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Pianist, UK

IAN MOSS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 March 1955
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Vocalist, Australia

SHANE HOWARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 26 January 1955
Description: Singer, Songwriter, Composer

JAMES HOUSE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 21 March 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

TOPPER HEADON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 30 May 1955
Description: Drummer, UK

LES WILSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 10 September 1955
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, UK

LESLIE MCKEOWN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 November 1955
Description: Vocalist, Scotland

PHIL OAKEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 2 October 1955
Description: Vocalist, songwriter and producer. UK

DAVID LEE ROTH
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 10 October 1955
Description: Vocalist, USA

ROSANNE CASH
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 24 May 1955
Description: Singer - USA

GARY VALENTINE LACHMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 24 December 1955
Description: Writer and Musician.

MIKE NOLAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 7 December 1955
Description: Vocalist, Ireland

MARK REYNOLDS
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 2 December 1955
Description: Violinist, AU

CHRIS WHITE - SAXOPHONE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 July 1955
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, UK

ERIC FAULKNER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 21 October 1955
Description: Guitarist, Vocalist, Scottish

DAVE ALVIN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 11 November 1955
Description: Guitarist, USA

HOWARD JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 23 February 1955
Description: Vocalist, keyboardists, UK

PAUL SIMONON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 15 December 1955
Description: Bassist, UK

RUBY HUNTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 31 October 1955
Description: Vocalist , Composer, Australia

HAZEL OCONNOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1955
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, UK

REX SMITH
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 19 September 1955
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

LEANNE DOUGLAS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 April 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist

BILLY BOB THORNTON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 4 April 1955
Description: Vocalist, Actor, USA

CHERYL BAKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 8 March 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

TACO OSKERSE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 21 July 1955
Description: Vocalist, Germany

STEVE EARLE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 17 January 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, USA

MARK REALE
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 June 1955
Description: Guitarist, USA

JOEY SCARBURY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 June 1955
Description: Vocalist

STEVE JONES
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 3 May 1955
Description: Guitarist, UK

REBA MCENTIRE
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 March 1955
Description: Vocalist, Actor , Composer, USA

RICK BUCKLER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 December 1955
Description: Drummer, Vocalist

CARLENE CARTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 26 September 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

EDDIE JOBSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 April 1955
Description: Keyboardist, Composer, UK

HIRAM BULLOCK
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 11 September 1955
Description: Guitarist, Composer, USA

TOMMY EMMANUEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 31 May 1955
Description: Guitarist, Composer, Australia

ANN LEUBA
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 3 October 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Australia

KIX BROOKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 May 1955
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

BILL LASWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 February 1955
Description: Bassist, Producer, Arranger, USA

BRIAN RAY
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 January 1955
Description: Guitarist, USA

MICK COCKS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 11 January 1955
Description: Guitarist, Australia

ERIC WATSON - (PIANIST)
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 5 July 1955
Description: Pianist, Arranger, Composer, USA

LES KACZMAREK
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 18 May 1955
Description: Bassist, Australia

MARY-ANNE FAHEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 19 August 1955
Description: Actress, comedian and writer.

CLEM BURKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 24 November 1955
Description: Drummer, USA

ANGUS YOUNG
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 March 1955
Description: Guitarist, Australia

ROBERT ELLIS ORRALL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 4 May 1955
Description: Vocalist, USA

STAN LYNCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 May 1955
Description: American songwriter and record producer. drummer

CARMEN MIRANDA
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 5 August 1955
Description: Vocalist, Actress,Dancer, USA

DICK CURLESS
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 25 May 1955
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

CHARLIE PARKER
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 March 1955
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, Instrumentalists, USA

JAMES DEAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 30 September 1955
Description: Actor, USA

JAMES PRICE JOHNSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 November 1955
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

ANDREW B STERLING
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 11 August 1955
Description: Composer of lyrics, USA

 
 
 
 
 
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