Sunday 27 May 1956
It was Sunday, 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 27 May 1956 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Helene Renaux: French office worker accused of theft.
- Nick Lowery: NFL kicker (New York Jets).
- Steve Pagano: horse trainer.
- Cynthia McFadden: American television anchor.
- Rosemary Squire: English producer and manager co-founded Ambassador Theatre Group.
- Giuseppe Tornatore: Italian director and screenwriter
- Lisa Niemi in Houston Texas USA: actress (Dirty Dancing, Will Rodgers Follies).
- French raid in Algiers
- US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests).
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