Video: 'Cheyenne - 01x01 - Mountain Fortress'
Video: 'Selected Originals - Peron Falls (1955)'
(Monday, September 19, 1955) — President Juan Peron of Argentina was ousted today after a revolt by the army and navy, fleeing on the gunboat ARP Paraguay up the Parana River. Peron was replaced by a four-man junta of army generals.
Video: 'Little Richard - Tutti Frutti'
(Wednesday, September 14, 1955) — “Little Richard” Penniman recorded “Tutti Frutti” today at J & M Studio in New Orleans for Specialty Records. It would become Richard’s first major hit.
Video: 'Phil Silvers in Toast Of The Town (1955)'
(Sunday, September 11, 1955, 8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) — Phil Silvers performed a sketch with the cast of You’ll Never Get Rich (which premiered as a series on CBS-TV nine days later) on tonight’s live edition of the CBS-TV variety show The Ed Sullivan Show from CBS Studio No. 50 in New York City.
(Saturday, September 10, 1955) — “Maybellene,” Chuck Berry’s first single release and his first hit, was the #5 song on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for one week.
(Saturday, September 3, 1955) — “The Yellow Rose of Texas” by Mitch Miller was the #1 song on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for six non-consecutive weeks (Sep. 3/10/17/24, Oct. 1/15, 1955).
(Saturday, September 3, 1955) — “Ain’t That a Shame” by Pat Boone was the #2 song on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for six consecutive weeks.
Video: 'The Murder Of Emmett Till - Documetary' (Aug. 28, 1955, at 19:46)
(Sunday, August 28, 1955, at about 2:30 a.m. local time) — Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American from Chicago, was abducted this morning from his uncle’s home in Money, Mississippi, by two white men after he had supposedly whistled at a white woman. Till was found brutally slain three days later.