Thursday 22 March 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits.
Alexander the Great, directed by Robert Rossen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 22 March 1956 ?
- Blessed Genta of Maaseik
- The fourth day of Quinquatria in ancient Rome, held in honor of Minerva.
- World Water Day.
- Easter Sunday - 1818, 2285. In the Gregorian Calendar 22 March is the earliest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (25th April is the latest).
- Saint Octavian
- Saint Lea of Rome
- Saint Reinhilde of Ghent
- Generosa Ammon: American wife of Daniel Pelosi (d. 2003).
- Lyndsay Stephen in Donnybrook: Western Australia; Australasia golfer.
- George A L Sarton: Belgian/US historian, dies at age 71.
- Mr Wonderful opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances
- Musical Mr Wonderful with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in New York City
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