Tuesday 22 May 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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.
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1956 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Al Corley: American actor singer and producer.
- Natasha Shneider: Russian-American singer keyboard player and actress (Eleven) (d. 2008).
- Douglas Heyes Jr in Los Angeles: California, USA; actor (Captains and the Kings, Aspen).
- Bob Hope Show, last airs on NBC-TV
- KRIS TV channel 6 in Corpus Christi, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
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