1955 in television

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The year 1955 in television involved some significant events. Below is a list of television-related events during 1955.

Events[edit]

March 5: Elvis on TV (1957 movie photograph).

Debuts[edit]

Television shows[edit]

listed by starting year

Programs ending[edit]

Date Show Debut
January 27 So You Want to Lead a Band 1954
March 11 Stories of the Century
April 22 The Ray Bolger Show 1953
June 4 The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan 1954
June 16 Willy
June 23 The Public Defender
June 24 The Imogene Coca Show
June 26 The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse 1953
July 1 Hawkins Falls 1951
July 15 Flash Gordon 1954
July 26 Who Said That? 1948
August 24 My Little Margie 1952
September 1 Life with Elizabeth
September 13 Place the Face 1953
September 17 Musical Chairs 1955
Unknown Frankie Laine Time
Muffin the Mule (UK) 1946
The Jo Stafford Show 1954
That's My Boy

Births[edit]

Date Name Notability
January 6 Rowan Atkinson English comedian and actor
January 9 J. K. Simmons actor
February 7 Miguel Ferrer
February 15 Christopher McDonald
February 21 Kelsey Grammer actor and comedian (Cheers, Frasier)
March 17 Gary Sinise actor, producer, director.
March 29 Marina Sirtis English actress (Star Trek: The Next Generation)
April 29 Kate Mulgrew actress (Star Trek: Voyager)
May 25 Connie Sellecca actress
June 2 Dana Carvey actor and comedian
June 8 Griffin Dunne actor and director
June 10 Andrew Stevens actor, producer, director
June 16 Laurie Metcalf actress
June 21 Leigh McCloskey actor (Dallas)
July 9 Jimmy Smits actor
August 7 Wayne Knight actor and comedian
August 14 Gillian Taylforth English actress
August 27 Diana Scarwid actress
October 15 Tanya Roberts actress (Charlie's Angels)
November 13 Whoopi Goldberg actress, comedienne, talk-show host
December 3 Melody Anderson Canadian actress
Steven Culp actor (Desperate Housewives)