Friday 21 September 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pamela Behr and Jack Givens.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Tea and Sympathy, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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.
On TV people were watching Broken Arrow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 September 1956 ?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
- Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
- Also see September 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Matthew the Evangelist
- Pamela Behr: .
- Jack Givens: American basketball player and sportscaster.
- Marta Kauffman: American screenwriter and producer.
- Ricky Morton: American professional wrestler.
- Robert Mills Delaney: Composer, dies at 53.
- Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza García is assassinated.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1956 ?
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