“Rock Around the Clock” by Bill Haley and the Comets went to No. 1 on the music chart on this day in 1955.
How to Celebrate?
Play “Rock Around the Clock” and other rock ‘n’ roll music.
Serve Coca-Cola and dance the Twist.
Play a game (“Rock & Roll”) with a rock and a die. Write the numbers 1 through 6 on a sheet of paper and ask players to place their rock on a number. Roll the die and if the number on die corresponds to number chosen, the player wins.
Did You Know…
Many consider this song the first ever popular rock ‘n’ roll song.