May 9 - The Federal Republic of Germany joins NATO.
May 14 - The Warsaw Pact of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance is signed.
June 11 - The biggest car accident in history occurred in Le Mans (France) during car racing
September 6-7 - A pogrom of the Greek minority takes place in Istanbul.
October 18 - launch of the first unit of Kakhovka HPP.
Discovery of the antiproton.
December 12 - British engineer Christopher Cockerell patents the first hovercraft.
Events of the trilogy of films "Back to the Future".
See also: Category: Born 1955
January 6 - Rowan Atkinson, British comedian. He starred in "Mr. Bean", and others.
January 10 - Michael Schenker, German rock musician ("Scorpions").
January 18 - Kevin Costner, American actor, director.
January 26 - Eddie Van Galen, American rock musician, singer.
February 2 - Leszek Engelking, Polish poet, novelist, translator, critic and literary critic.
February 4 - Ravil Safiullin, President of the Professional Football League of Ukraine (since 2001).
February 19 - Jeff Daniels, American actor.
February 19 - Margot Hemingway, American actress.
February 24 - Alan Prost, French Formula One racer.
February 24 - Stephen Jobs, American engineer, businessman, co-founder of Apple Computer.
March 9 - Ornella Muti, Italian film actress.
March 16 - Isabelle Huppert, French film actress.
March 19 - Bruce Willis, American actor.
March 19 - Valentina Sazonova, fashion designer, doll author, public and cultural figure of Ukraine.
March 19 - Pino Daniele, Italian singer-songwriter, musician and composer.
March 24 - Bilozir Igor Yosypovych, People's Artist of Ukraine, Ukrainian composer and performer, leader of VIA "Fire" († 2000).
March 31 - Angus Young, Scottish rock musician, guitarist of the band "AC / DC".
April 4 - Mick Mars, American rock musician, guitarist of the band "Motley Crue".
April 13 - Khakamada Irina Mutsuivna, Russian politician, chairman of the "Common Cause" movement and the Union of Right Forces, State Duma deputy.
April 17 - Erin Moure, Canadian poet, translator.
April 18 - Naumenko Mike, leader of the Russian group "Zoo".
April 21 - Chris Kelmy, Russian pop singer and songwriter.
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