May 26th, 1955, was a Thursday. It was day 146 of 1955. The decade was the 1950s.
65 years, 11 months and 24 days have passed since May 26th, 1955.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Gemini.
The best-selling single on May 26th, 1955 was "Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)" by Pérez Prado and His Orchestra.
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Tailfins on cars was a popular style around this time. The design looked futuristic, almost like the twin rudders on the back of an airplane.
The most popular movies of 1955 included the likes of Cinerama Holiday, Mister Roberts, Battle Cry, "Oklahoma!", Guys and Dolls, Lady and the Tramp and Picnic.
The radio stations in 1955 were dominated by artists such as Perez Prado, Bill Haley & His Comets, Mitch Miller, Roger Williams, Les Baxter, Bill Hayes, The Four Aces, The McGuire Sisters and Pat Boone.
General Motors President Harlow Curtice was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1955 after his company became the first US company to earn US$1 billion in a single year.
In the mid-1950s, a new music genre called "Rock and Roll" began to take off.
During this period, the jukebox was at the height of its popularity. Around this time, teenagers and young adults would hang out at local restaurants and diners and listen to the latest songs.
During the 1950s, people were using rotary phones. It was during this period that the heavier metal dial components were phased out and replaced with plastic.
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Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on May 26th, 1955.
Sir Anthony Eden was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 26th, 1955.
John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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