Thursday 14 June 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 June 1956 ?
- Flag Day (United States)
- Liberation Day (Falkland Islands)
- International Weblogger's Day ? Celebration of the work of webloggers around the world
- World Blood Donor Day  ? Celebration of blood donation on the birthdate of Karl Landsteiner, who discovered ABO blood groups
- Roman Empire ? eighth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Mother's Day (Afghanistan)
- United States: Birthday of the U.S. Army
- Frederick Funk: Takoma Park, Maryland -- PGA golfer (1992 Shell Houston Open).
- King Diamond: Danish singer (, Mercyful Fate).
- Régis Marcon: French chef, honoured with three stars by the Guide Michelin since 2005 and Maître Restaurateur.
- Val Valentino: Magician.
- Diamond : Danish singer-songwriter and producer (Black Rose Mercyful Fate and Brats).
- Fred Funk: American professional golfer
- Sam Irvin: American director producer and screenwriter
- Gianna Nannini: Italian singer-songwriter
- New Faces of 1956 opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
- The Flag of the United States Army is formally dedicated.
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