Saturday 8 September 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stefan Johannsson and Mick Brown.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Lust for Life, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1956 ?
- Stefan Johannsson: Swedish race car driver in formula one series who drove for Ferrari in 1986, but switched to McLaren in 1987.
- Mick Brown: American drummer (Dokken Tooth and Nail and T & N).
- David Carr: American journalist and author (d. 2015).
- Maurice Cheeks: American basketball player and coach.
- Fad Gadget: English singer and musician (Born 1956).
- Stefan Johansson: Swedish race car driver
- Gerrit Bolkestein: Dutch Minister of Education (1939-4.
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