Friday 17 August 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alvaro Pino and Fabio Armiliato.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
War and Peace, directed by King Vidor, 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.
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- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Alvaro Pino: Spanish cyclist.
- Fabio Armiliato: Italian tenor.
- Gail Berman: American businessman co-founded BermanBraun.
- Álvaro Pino: Spanish cyclist.
- Bundesverfassungsgericht bans KPD in West Germany
- West Germany bans the Communist Party of Germany.
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