This Week in History: Jan. 16-20, 1955 is your source for free news and information in the Wilmington area.

This week in history, January 16-January 20, 1955:

The number one movie is Disney’s “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” starring Kirk Douglas and James Mason.

The number one song is “The Ballad of Davy Crockett” by Bill Hayes.

NASA astronaut Jerry M. Linenger was born and Dutch minister Reneke de Marees van Swinderen died at 94.

Quote: “M-i-c-k-e-y M-o-u-s-e” -“Mickey Mouse Club”

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

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