Friday 22 June 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Green [Gartside] and Shah Mehmood Qureshi.
In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits.
The King and I, directed by Walter Lang, 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.
On TV people were watching Joe & Mabel.
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- Green [Gartside]: Rock vocalist (Scritti Politti-Flesh & Blood).
- Shah Mehmood Qureshi: Pakistani statesman.
- Derek Forbes: Scottish punk rock musician, singer, songwriter and bass guitarist with the group "Simple Minds," formed in Glasgow, 1977.
- François Hadji-Lazaro: French musician, actor, and producer of greek descent, formerly primary school teacher.
- Darryl Brohman: Australian rugby player and sportscaster.
- Alfons De Wolf: Belgian cyclist
- Ron Haslam: English motorcycle racer
- Shah Qureshi: Pakistani agriculturist and politician 25th Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Tim Russ: American actor director and screenwriter
- Manuel Saval: Mexican actor (Born 1956)
- Markus Schatte: German footballer manager and coach
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