Saturday 7 April 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gail Lee Hirata and Annika Billstrom.
In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits.
Sawdust and Tinsel, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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 Telephone Time.
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- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Gail Lee Hirata: LPGA golfer.
- Annika Billstrom: Swedish politician.
- Christopher Darden: American attorney, a member of the team of prosecuting attorney's in the high profile O.J.
- Annika Billström: Swedish businessman and politician 16th Mayor of Stockholm.
- Georg Werthner: Austrian decathlete.
- 10th NBA Championship: Philadelphia Warriors beat Fort Wayne Pistons, 4 games to 1.
- Spain relinquishes its protectorate in Morocco.
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