Tuesday 21 August 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
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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Which were the important events of 21 August 1956 ?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- Kim Cattrall: English-born actress.
- Linda Martel: British child who became a healer and who, in her short life of five years, is said to have healed some 2000 people.
- John Tester: US Senator from Montana.
- Jon Tester: American farmer and politician.
- Carol Charbonnier: LPGA golfer.
- WTVW TV channel 7 in Evansville, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting
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