Tuesday 19 June 1956
It was Tuesday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 19 June 1956 ?
- Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.
- Gigio Alberti: Italian actor who studied at the acting school of the Piccolo Teatro, graduating in 1981.
- Danny Chauncey: American guitarist (38 Special).
- Doug Stone: American singer and actor.
- Lulu [Luise] Strauss und Torney: German Poet / writer, dies at 82.
- Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films
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