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1955 Irish Schilling Cufflinks

79.00

66th Birthday Gift. The 1955 Genuine Irish Cufflinks. The Irish schilling cufflinks. The Irish schilling cufflinks or in Irish ‘scilling’ depicts the Irish bull and the inscription of the value in the Irish script alphabet, while the obverse features the Irish Harp.

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1955 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1955

Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Championship
Waterford  won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

FAMOUS IRISH PEOPLE BORN THAT YEAR INCLUDE

Eamon Gilmore (Leader of Labour)

ALSO, BORN THAT YEAR WERE

Alan Hansit (Football Pundit)
Barbara Kingsolver (Novelist)
Bill Gates (Founder of Microsoft)
Bill Paxton (Actor)
Billy Bob Thornton (Actor)
Bruce Willis (Actor)
Edwin Moses (Athlete)
Ellen Barkin (Actress)
Greg Norman (Golfer)
John Grisham (Author)
Judy Davis (Actress)
Kevin Cosner (Actor)
Steve Jobs (Founder of Apple Computers)
Steven Wright (Comedian)
Nicholas Sarkozy (French Prime Minister)

INVENTIONS IN 1955  INCLUDED

Optic Fibre
Tetracycline

FAMOUS IRISH MOVIES INCLUDED

The Long Gray LIne

ALSO THAT YEAR

US military intervention in Iran
Hurricane Diane hits the northeast United States, killing 200 and causing over $1 billion in damage
Great Britain declares State of Emergency due to National Rail Strike
The first Commercial TV Station with advertisements starts in London, England
British Newspapers Not Printed for 1 month due to strike in Fleet Street By Maintenance Workers
Clement Attlee who oversaw the creation of the British Welfare System resigns as leader of the Labour Party
Princess Margaret announces she will not marry divorced Group Captain Peter Townsend. The St. Lawrence Seaway opens to Ocean Vessels from Montreal to US ports on the Great Lakes
The Soviet Union and its Eastern Bloc allies sign the Warsaw Pact giving integration of military, economic and cultural policy between the eight Communist nations.
Great Britain effected by worst winter storms causing roads, rail and problems with food and medical supplies
Disneyland opens in California on July 17th
‘In God We Trust’ is added to all US paper currency
United Airlines Flight 629 is blown up shortly after takeoff over Longmont, Colorado
Ruth Ellis the last woman in England to be executed is hung at Holloway Prison
77 Die in a disaster at 24hr Le Mans Race
The New Synthetic Material Polyurethane used in more and more everyday goods
Emmett Till, a black fourteen year old teenager is murdered for not showing respect to a white woman in Money, Miss.
West Germany Joins NATO
The Military seizes control in Argentina forcing Juan Peron to flee
African American Rosa Parks is arrested after refusing to give up her bus seat to a white person in Montgomery Alabama
Ray Kroc starts the McDonald’s fast food restaurant chain.
First riot at an Elvis Presley concert takes place in Jacksonville, FL
“The $64,000 Question” the popular US television game show starts
James Dean’s stars in the movie East of Eden
James Dean killed in car accident near Cholame, California
First Guinness Book of World Records Published
“The Mickey Mouse Club” debuts on ABC
Popular Films
Oklahoma
The Quatermass Xperiment
Rebel without a Cause
To Catch A Thief
The Quatermass Xperiment
The seven year itch