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  In This Year ... 1955   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This area contains a list of interesting reports based around the 2926 titles in the IMDb for 1955.
The form below allows you to search the database for titles from 1955 only.
The A-Z index enables you to browse the titles alphabetically.
us.imdb.com /Sections/Years/1955   (113 words)

  1955 Atlantic hurricane season - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1955 season was active, with twelve tropical storms forming.
The second Hurricane Alice of 1954 was originally believed to have developed in early January of 1955 and thus have been the first storm of the 1955 season; however, it was later discovered to have developed in late December of 1954 and was reclassified as a storm of the 1954 season.
The 1955 season was tied with the 1995 season and 2004 season for the most storm names retired after a single season until the 2005 season, when five names were retired.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1955_Atlantic_hurricane_season   (1219 words)

I start in 1955, because my first true memories of what was soon to be called, ROCK and ROLL, begin about that time.
This classic was recorded by Rusty Bryant in 1955 and by Sandy Nelson in 1962.
It was in 1955 while he was working as a dish washer in a Greyhound bus station in Macon, he sent a recording to Specialty Records.
www.angelfire.com /biz3/nostalgia/1955.html   (780 words)

 Timeline 1955
1955 Dec 1, Rosa Parks, a 42-year-old seamstress and secretary of the Montgomery NAACP, was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, as she sat in a section of a bus just behind the area reserved for whites.
1955 Dec 10, The anti-proton, discovered in October by a team of UC Berkeley scientists that included Owen Chamberlain, Emilio Segre and Clyde Wiegand (1915-1996), was confirmed by scientists at the Univ. of Rome and the Univ. of California.
1955 In SF Louise B. Edwards (d.1997 at 81) took her children door-to-door in the Sunset district gathering pennies for the purchase of an elephant for the SF Zoo to replace one that had recently died.
timelines.ws /20thcent/1955.HTML   (8780 words)

 Dodge cars of 1955, including Royal and Coronet
The 1955 Dodge was a totally new car with 120 inch wheelbase and length of 212.1 inches (6.6 inches longer than the 1954 Dodge).
1955 was the only year for the automatic transmission lever mounted on the dash, although Corvair used that location for awhile.
The 1955 Dodge suspension consists of leaf springs in the rear and coil springs/king pins in the front.
www.allpar.com /history/chrysler-years/1955.html   (5874 words)

 NASCAR.com - 1955 Season Recap - February 6, 2002
After missing a number of starts and racing on a part-time basis due to his "retirement" from the sport, 1952 NASCAR Grand National (now known as the NASCAR Winston Cup Series) champion Tim Flock returned to the circuit full-time in 1955 and it was clear that he had not lost a step.
It was the 11th time in 1955 that he led flag-to-flag, a record.
Lee Petty's 23rd place finish was a fitting finish to the final four months of the season in which he limped to a third place finish in the final standings.
www.nascar.com /2002/kyn/history/dbd/02/06/1955   (667 words)

1955 Aug 28, Emmett Till (14), a fl teen-ager from Chicago, was abducted from his uncle's home in Money, Miss., by white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman; he was found murdered three days later.
He was an architect of the AFL merger with the Congress of Industrial Organizations and in 1955 became the president of the new AFL-CIO.
1955 Bertrand Russel, British pacifist philosopher, drafted a manifesto that served as the philosophical origin for the Pugwash Conference against nuclear arms.
www.shelbyjackman.com /school/timeline/1955.HTML   (7108 words)

 blog au vin » 1955
Wendy noted ‘a lot of alcohol,’ and the wine clearly had the best raw materials so far, but it did not seem like it was all that it could be, at least as this bottle was concerned (93+?).
The 1955 Haut Brion was full of ‘bacon…Cote Rotie,’ as Rob observed, and Ray found it had ‘hickory bones.’ There was an earthy and chocolaty edge as well with a coffee/espresso milkshake side a la the 1928, but there were more twinges of stalk and herb here.
The 1955 Latour à Pomerol was a controversial bottle, very cloudy in its color but not bad in the nose with its meaty personality and aromas of raisin, plum, chocolate and meat.
blogauvin.finewinepress.com /category/kapons-travels/1955   (1761 words)

 Baseball Almanac - Year In Review : 1955 American League
At the beginning of the 1955 season only three teams, out of sixteen, still had yet to field a fl ballplayer (Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers and Philadelphia Phillies).
The 1955 season debuted such rookie talents as Sandy Koufax, Ernie Banks, Brooks Robinson, Roberto Clemente and Harmon Killebrew.
On April 12, 1955, the Athletics played their first game in Major League history in the city of Kansas City and beat the Detroit Tigers 6-2.
baseball-almanac.com /yearly/yr1955a.shtml   (816 words)

 The Sporting News: Baseball History of the World Series
Surely 1955 would be the year, Brooklyn partisans reasoned.
Dodgers ace Don Newcombe, a 20-game winner in 1955, was called upon in Game 1, but big Newk, never a winner in Series play, yielded two home runs to Joe Collins and a third to Yankee rookie Elston Howard as Brooklyn went down to a 6-5 defeat.
In Game 2, 35-year-old lefthander Tommy Byrne, a Yankee standout of yesteryear who had made it back to New York after winning 20 games in the minor leagues in 1954, stopped the Dodgers on five hits and posted a 4-2 triumph.
www.sportingnews.com /archives/worldseries/1955.html   (909 words)

Alaska Mental Health Act, introduced in the U.S. Congress in 1955.
In 1955 there followed nine books including 'Scientology- Its contribution to knowledge: The Elementary Scientology Series' and 'The Creation of Human Ability'.
To assist in the publishing and dissemination of Dianetics and Scientology books, a distribution center was also formed at this time.
www.freezone.org /timetrack/1955.htm   (482 words)

 1955: Trenton's worst flood
The Washington Crossing bridge, overwhelmed by the Delaware in 1955.
The worst natural catastrophe to befall Trenton was the flood of 1955.
City streets were turned into rivers and hundreds of families were evacuated as the normally placid Delaware River surged over its banks.
www.capitalcentury.com /1955.html   (1304 words)

The year 1955 opened with the 9th Bomb Squadron taking Squadron of the Month Award at Carswell on 22 February.
As the month closed, the 9th Bomb Squadron was selected, for the fourth time in a row, as the Carswell Squadron of the Month.
As 1955 closed out, 35 B-36s were assigned to the wing.
www.7bwb-36assn.org /b36genhistpg4.html   (5480 words)

 Things That Happened In 1955   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
January 19, 1955 President Eisenhower was the first president to have a news conference for TV February 12, 1955 President Eisenhower sent the first US advisors to South Vietnam
November 29, 1955 The comedian Howie Mandel was born
December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a city bus
www.maple-valley.k12.ia.us /HTMLpages/MVSD/alumni/c1955a/year.html   (370 words)

 1955 Corvette
Although sales climbed to 3640 units in 1954, 10,000 units were expected, and sales fell off dramatically in 1955 to just 700 in 1955 setting off rumors that Corvette might be a short-lived automotive experiment.
By the end of the 1955 model year, a 3-speed manual transmission was also available.
In 1955, driving a prototype V8-powered Corvette, Zora Arkus-Duntov set a new record in the Daytona "Measured Mile" at just over 150 miles per hour.
www.idavette.net /facts/55.htm   (220 words)

1952 1953 1954 - 1955 - 1956 1957 1958
Saturday, November 5, 1955 - This is the date Marty McFly arrived in 1955 in the film Back to the Future.
Saturday, November 12, 1955 - A key date in the Back to the Future trilogy.
www.knowledgefun.com /book/1/19/1955.html   (837 words)

 Cadillac photos 1955
In the 1955 models the parking lights were repositioned in rectangular receptacles below the headlights.
The simplest way to recognize a 1955 Cadillac is to look at the rear; above the rear bumper are six vertical louvers.
Of course the widely-spaced egg-crate grille and the huge "Dagmars" (impact guards) also are a dead giveaway, although these were used again in 1956.
www.car-nection.com /yann/Dbas_txt/Phocad55.htm   (645 words)

 Amazon.com: Bach: Goldberg Variations (Gould's Exciting Debut Recording of 1955): Music: Johann Sebastian Bach,Glenn ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the summer of 1955, a brash, eccentric, and awesomely gifted 22-year-old pianist swept the didactic cobwebs off this monumental opus, and a star was born.
Done in 1955 as his debut recording (he was 22 years old), it changed the way people have looked at the variations and the performer.
Of note the audio from such a classic recording was very well done and easy on the ears even for those of us that do not have many CDs with the ADD mark.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000025TP?v=glance   (1791 words)

 UFO Casebook 1955   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Feb.l, 1955; 20 miles east of Cochise, New Mexico.
One white pinhead moved slowly across 30^ of sky in 15 minutes.
7, 1955; Washington, D.C. Witnesses: two photographers, one plate maker for the Army Map Service (one named Smith).
www.nicap.dabsol.co.uk /1955.htm   (556 words)

 1897 UM-OSU 1955 Game Coverage
Michigan's Varsity of 1955 carried two shining goals into its climactic battle of November 19 with Ohio State -- an undisputed Conference championship and a westward journey to the Rose Bowl.
Ohio's decisive victory of 1955 put an end to all of those Buckeye frustrations.
Hayes-coached teams have now won two in a row from Michigan and his personal count against the Varsity is now three wins and two losses.
www.umich.edu /~bhl/bhl/exhibits/umosu/rivalrep/1955osu.htm   (2028 words)

 Shawnee High School Class of 1955 - Shawnee, Oklahoma
We were filled with the same apprehension we had the first time mommy dropped us off for our first grade classes.
It was the year we met new friends, greeted puberty and melded into the Class of 1955.
Though each of us now have other lives; new friends; new family and other interests our high school years will forever be a part of us.
www.geocities.com /classof55reunion   (916 words)

 The Benny Hill Show (1955) TV Show - The Benny Hill Show (1955) Television Show - TV.com
Welcome to the episode guide for The Benny Hill Show (1955), the first television series to bear Benny Hill's name.
It is here that Benny began a remarkably long run on British television, lasting in one form or another for the next three and a half decades.
Highlights of this final BBC edition include Benny as a TV programme planner on the phone with a budding writer named Shakespeare, and Hill leading a fire brigade choir.
www.tv.com /the-benny-hill-show-1955/show/27069/summary.html   (214 words)

 1955 Plymouth Belvedere   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This is a picture of my 1955 Plymouth Belvedere.
I am the third generation owner as it has been in our family since it was purchased new in 1955.
The original owners my fathers Aunt and Uncle lived in Kansas City Missouri and owned the car for several years.
groups.msn.com /1955PlymouthBelvedere   (225 words)

Setty, who himself is a physicist, is the President of the small group of scientists meeting in Vijnana Kendra.
Setty said that Vijnana Kendra collects data as to the sightings of these strange objects til June 30, 1955, and afterwards wish to make a comprehensive study of these.
No further information was found about this investigations.
www.project1947.com /fig/1955a.htm   (1109 words)

 Awards Voting for 1955 - Baseball-Reference.com
You Are Here > Baseball-Reference.com > Awards > Awards Voting for 1955
Click on the Individual for statistics and accomplishments.
Voting Results were originally compiled primarily by Bill Deane.
www.baseball-reference.com /awards/awards_1955.shtml   (789 words)

 The Night of the Hunter (1955)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Finland:K-16 (1959) (cut) / Argentina:13 / Australia:M / Canada:14A (video rating) / Finland:(Banned) (1955) / Norway:16 / Portugal:M/12 / Sweden:15 / UK:12 / USA:Approved (certificate #17385) / West Germany:12 / UK:X (original rating)
Reports that James Agee wrote an incoherent screenplay have been proved false by the 2004 discovery of his first draft.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for The Night of the Hunter (1955)
www.imdb.com /title/tt0048424   (869 words)

 The Music of 1955 - Fifties Oldies
The Pop History Section has events, prices, sports and more for this year!
These are among the most popular and best remembered songs of 1955.
Indicates that the artist has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
www.fiftiesweb.com /1955-hits.htm   (62 words)

 September 30, 1955 - Rotten Tomatoes
Also known as : "24 Hours of the Rebel"
Currently, there are not enough Tomatometer critic reviews for September 30, 1955 to receive a rating.
Please check out a preview of the film below:
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/september_30_1955   (289 words)

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