Tuesday 8 May 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishir Honda, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1956.
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1956 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Jeff Wincott: Canadian actor and martial artist.
- Jeff Madrigali: Walnut Creek, California -- Soling yachter (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- John Osbornes Look Back in Anger, premieres in London
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?