Wednesday 22 August 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Lloyd and Claude Barthélemy.
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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 August 1956 ?
- RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
- Jeff Lloyd: Jockey.
- Claude Barthélemy: French guitarist and composer, publicized as the world’s fastest guitarist.
- Paul Molitor: American pro baseball player who was selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in a free-agent draft pick 6/05/1974.
- Peter Taylor: Australian cricketer.
- Elvis Presley begins filming The Reno Brothers (Love Me Tender)
- President Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Republican Convention in San Francisco
- US President Dwight Eisenhower and Vice President Richard Nixon are renominated by Republican convention in San Francisco, California.
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