Tuesday 5 June 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard A Searfoss and Kenny G.
In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits.
The Great Locomotive Chase, directed by Francis Lyon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rosemary Clooney Show.
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- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Richard A Searfoss: Mount Clemons, Michigan -- Astronaut (STS 58, 76, sk 90).
- Kenny G: American saxophonist.
- Richard Butler: English singer-songwriter (The Psychedelic Furs and Love Spit Love).
- Milton Berle Show, last airs on NBC-TV
- Fed court rules racial segregation on Montgomery buses anti-Const
- US Federal court rules racial segregation on Montgomery (Alabama) buses anti-Constitutional.
- Elvis Presley introduces his new single, ''Hound Dog'', on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
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