1955

Rulers:

• Dwight David Eisenhower, 34th President of the United States (1953-1961)

Events:

Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute (Williamstown) opened to the public.

Births:

• Andrésen, Björn (1955)

• Cluzet, François (1955)

• Molina, Ángela (1955)

• Roberts, Tanya (1955)

• Willis, Bruce (1955)

Deaths:

• Hampden, Walter (1879-1955)

• Honegger, Arthur (1892-1955)

• Léger, Fernand (1881-1955)

• Mann, Thomas (1875-1955)

• Mendès, Helyonne (1879-1955)

• Munson, Ona (1903-1955)

• Utrillo, Maurice (1883-1955)

Art:

• Dalí, Salvador (1904-1989): El Sacramento de la Última Cena (1955)

Film:

• To Catch a Thief (1955)