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55 may refer to:
Science[edit | edit source]
- The atomic number of caesium.
Astronomy[edit | edit source]
- Messier object M55, a magnitude 7.0 globular cluster in the constellation Sagittarius
- The New General Catalogue object NGC 55, a magnitude 7.9 barred spiral galaxy in the constellation Sculptor
- The Saros number of the solar eclipse series which began on -1255 July 6 and ended on 43 August. The duration of Saros series 55 was 1298.1 years, and it contained 73 solar eclipses.
- The Saros number of the lunar eclipse series which began on -935 April 25 and ended on 345 June. The duration of Saros series 55 was 1280.1 years, and it contained 72 lunar eclipses.
Music[edit | edit source]
- A song produced by Group X was called "Schfifty Five".
- The name of a song by British Indie Rock Band Kasabian. The song was released as a B side to Club Foot and was recorded live when the band performed at London's Brixton Academy.
- I Can't Drive 55, a song by Sammy Hagar
- Ol' '55, a song by Tom Waits
- Cristian Vogel released an album in 2005 with the title "Station 55"
- Ol' 55 (band), an Australian rock band.
- Primer 55 an American band
- 55 Cadillac, an album by Andrew W.K.
Transportation[edit | edit source]
- The highest speed limit allowed in the United States between 1974 and 1986 per the National Maximum Speed Law.
- Highway 55, several roads
Film[edit | edit source]
- 55 Days at Peking a film starring Charlton Heston and David Niven
- Class of "55, a 1972 made for TV film written by David Seltzer
Other uses[edit | edit source]
- Gazeta 55, an Albanian newspaper
- Agitation and Propaganda against the State, also known as Constitution law 55, a law during Communist Albania.
- The code for international direct dial phone calls to Brazil
- A 55-gallon drum; see 44 gallon drum
- 55 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Honoré in Paris, the address of the Élysée, the official residency of the French Republic president.
See also[edit | edit source]
- 55th Regiment of Foot (disambiguation)
- Channel 55 (disambiguation)
- Type 55 (disambiguation)
- Class 55 (disambiguation)
- Highway 55
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