Sunday 13 May 1956
It was Sunday, 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.
The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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.
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- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
- Saint Servatus
- Our Lady of Fatima
- Rotuma Day in Fiji.
- World Fair Trade Day (2006).
- Abbotsbury Garland Day, Dorset, England.
- Commemoration of Julian of Norwich (Anglican).
- Saint Rolanda
- Jean-Luc Bigeon: French race horse trainer and jockey, the son of race horse owner André-Francis Bigeon and brother of jockey Christian Bigeon.
- Christine Bravo: French educator, journalist and TV host.
- Steve Blackwood: American actor.
- Richard Madeley: English journalist and author.
- Alison Goldfrapp: English singer-songwriter and producer (Goldfrapp).
- Aleksandr A Fadejev: Russ Author (Young Guard), commits suicide at 54.
- Pachyderm Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
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