Wednesday 27 June 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits.
Somebody Up There Likes Me, directed by Robert Wise, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- National HIV Testing Day in United States
- National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom 
- Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
- Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
- Larry Christiansen: American chess Grandmaster who was the U.S.
- Jeff Odintz: Horse trainer.
- Scott Cunningham: American Wicca and occult author (d. 1993).
- Brad Childress: American football coach.
- Heiner Dopp: German field hockey player and politician.
- Ted Haggard: American pastor founded the Association of Life-Giving Churches
- Indians trailing Orioles 9-1 come back to win 12-11 in 11 innings
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