1955

Rulers:

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

• Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom (1952-)

Events:

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

Births:

Adjani, Isabelle (1955)

• Andrésen, Björn (1955)

Barreto, Bruno (1955)

• Cluzet, François (1955)

Costner, Kevin (1955)

Daniels, Jeff (1955)

Davis, Judy (1955)

Geoffrey, Paul (1955)

• Molina, Ángela (1955)

Muti, Ornella (1955)

• Roberts, Tanya (1955)

Savoy, Teresa Ann (1955-2017)

• Willis, Bruce (1955)

Deaths:

Claudel, Paul (1868-1955)

• 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:

French Cancan (1955)

Pane, amore e… (1955)

• To Catch a Thief (1955)