On This Day:  

Day:   Month:  Year:  
AprMay 1955Jun
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
24252627282930
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930311234
WhoBirthdayAge on Sunday, May 1 1955
J. Fisher White
05/01/1865-01/14/1945
90
Died Aged:79
Cecil Bevan
05/01/1875-01/22/1953
80
Died Aged:77
Ian MacLaren
05/01/1875-04/10/1952
80
Died Aged:76
May Hallatt
05/01/1876-05/20/1969
79
Nicholas Hannen
05/01/1881-06/25/1972
74
Tom Moore
05/01/1883-02/12/1955
72
Died Aged:71
Franklyn Ardell
05/01/1885-04/17/1960
70
Eddie Borden
05/01/1888-07/01/1955
67
René Hell
05/01/1891-10/11/1965
64
Erik Jelde
05/01/1894-12/??/1982
61
Malcolm Watson
05/01/1895-06/19/1971
60
Suzy Willy
05/01/1895-10/16/1981
60
J. Lawton Collins
05/01/1896-09/12/1987
59
Julanne Johnston
05/01/1900-12/26/1988
55
Sonnie Hale
05/01/1902-06/09/1959
53
Francis X. Bushman Jr.
05/01/1903-04/16/1978
52
Ralph Bushman
05/01/1903-04/16/1978
52
Leila Hyams
05/01/1905-12/04/1977
50
Henry Koster
05/01/1905-09/21/1988
50
Kenneth Buckley
05/01/1906-02/25/1982
49
Josephine Dunn
05/01/1906-02/03/1983
49
Rose Hobart
05/01/1906-08/29/2000
49
George Melachrino
05/01/1909-06/18/1965
46
Kate Smith
05/01/1909-06/17/1986
46
Betty Cooper
05/01/1910-02/03/1979
45
Joseph Tregonino
05/01/1913-03/??/1979
42
Glenn Ford
05/01/1916-08/30/2006
39
John Beradino
05/01/1917-05/19/1996
38
Danielle Darrieux
05/01/1917-10/17/2017
38
Pauline Letts
05/01/1917-06/25/2001
38
Wendy Toye
05/01/1917-02/27/2010
38
Lo van Hensbergen
05/01/1917-02/20/1987
38
James Copeland
05/01/1918-04/17/2002
37
John Meredyth Lucas
05/01/1919-10/19/2002
36
Dan O'Herlihy
05/01/1919-02/17/2005
36
Candy Johnson
05/01/1922-06/28/1981
33
Louis Nye
05/01/1922-10/08/2005
33
Pierre Ringel
05/01/1922-04/05/1953
33
Died Aged:30
Ralph Senensky
05/01/1923
32
Claudine Dupuis
05/01/1924-05/26/1991
31
Art Fleming
05/01/1924-04/25/1995
31
Carlo Sposito
05/01/1924-09/09/1984
31
Dennis Turner
05/01/1924-10/07/2000
31
Paddie O'Neil
05/01/1926-01/31/2010
29
Paul Sorensen
05/01/1926-07/17/2008
29
André Weber
05/01/1928-06/28/1996
27
Joe Cornelius
05/01/1929
26
Mona Knox
05/01/1929-06/11/2008
26
Mona McKinnon
05/01/1929-03/12/1990
26
Rik van Nutter
05/01/1929-10/15/2005
26
Empire State Building
05/01/1931
24
Jack Aaron
05/01/1933
22
Laura Betti
05/01/1934-07/30/2004
21
Laura Betti
05/01/1934-07/30/2004
21
Joan Hackett
05/01/1934-10/08/1983
21
Diana Lambert
05/01/1934-06/??/1996
21
Russ Marin
05/01/1934-03/06/2005
21
John Meillon
05/01/1934-08/11/1989
21
Etienne Becker
05/01/1936-12/11/1995
19
Marianne Benet
05/01/1936
19
Chad Dee Block
05/01/1936-06/18/2002
19
Ray Smith
05/01/1936-12/15/1991
19
Roger Brown
05/01/1937
18
Una Stubbs
05/01/1937
18
Ray Aranha
05/01/1939-10/09/2011
16
Leigh Brown
05/01/1939-07/16/1998
16
France Rumilly
05/01/1939
16
Mark Slade
05/01/1939
16
Joy Harmon
05/01/1940
15
Stephen Macht
05/01/1942
13
Cyd Hayman
05/01/1944
11
Rita Coolidge
05/01/1945
10
Wendy Allnutt
05/01/1946
9
Nellie Bellflower
05/01/1946
9
Joanna Lumley
05/01/1946
9
Conrad E. Palmisano
05/01/1948
7
Douglas Barr
05/01/1949
6
Dann Florek
05/01/1950
5
Cleto Augusto
05/01/1954-04/25/2015
1
Garry Who
05/01/1954
1
Carol Jones
05/01/1955
0

Passed on Sunday, May 1 1955
Skelton Knaggs

Aired on Sunday, May 1 1955
Annie OakleyTrouble Shooter
BBC Sunday Night TheatreIt Could Only Happen in Paris
Colgate Comedy HourEpisode #5.25
Loretta Young ShowI Remember the Rani

Now Showing Sunday, May 1 1955
UK
Casino
This is Cinerama

Aired on Sunday, May 1 1955
USA
CBS
 6:30 pmYou Are ThereLou Gehrig's Greatest Day
 9:00 pmGeneral Electric TheatreMr. Blue Ocean
NBC
Captain Gallant of the Foreign LegionCaravan Patrol

UK Chart
Friday, Apr 29 1955
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom WhitePerez Prado & His Orchestra1
Give Me Your WordTennessee Ernie Ford2
Stranger In ParadiseTony Bennett3
Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom WhiteEddie Calvert4
Softly, SoftlyRuby Murray5
Stranger In ParadiseTony Martin6
Earth AngelThe Crew-Cuts7
Under The Bridges Of ParisEartha Kitt8
(I'm Always Hearing) Wedding BellsEddie Fisher9
Ready, Willing And AbleDoris Day9
Under The Bridges Of ParisDean Martin11
If Anyone Finds This, I Love YouRuby Murray & Anne Warren12
Prize Of GoldJoan Regan13
Melody Of LoveThe Ink Spots14
MobileRay Burns15
A Blossom FellNat 'King' Cole17
Stranger In ParadiseDon Cornell19
Stranger In ParadiseBing Crosby20