LOOK 1955

Historical Highlights of 1955 …

  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
  • The Rock and Roll craze was in full swing, Chuck Berry was singing “Maybellene”.
  • “Rebel without a Cause” starring James Dean and Natalie Wood is in theaters.
  • Famous Births … Steve Jobs, Bruce Willis, Bill Gates
  • Deaths … Albert Einstein, James Dean.
  • NFL Championship: Cleveland Browns won 38-14 over the Los Angeles Rams
  • The cost for Average Monthly Rent is $87.00
  • Hurricane Diane hits the northeast United States, killing 200 and causing over $1 billion in damage.
  • Winston Churchill resigns as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • First pocket transistor radios become available.

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