Wednesday 18 July 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits.
High Society, directed by Charles Walters, 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 18 July 1956 ?
- Uruguay - Constitution Day
- Gisèle Galante: French noted family, the daughter of expatriate actress Olivia de Havilland and her husband, Paris Match editor Pierre Galante.
- Sheila Aldridge: American singer fbest known for her performances on the Lawrence Welk Show.
- Razor Shines: American baseball player, manager and coach.
- Willem J A Kerncamp: Dutch overseas minister (Islam & Woman), dies at 57.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1956 ?
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
- All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
- I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons
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