Thursday 28 June 1956
It was Thursday, 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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Which were the important events of 28 June 1956 ?
- Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
- Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
- National Handshake Day
- Giovanni Dell'elce: Italian politician, a Member of Parliament.
- Amira Hass: Israeli journalist and author.
- Noel Mugavin: Australian Rules Football player.
- 1st atomic reactor built for private research operates Chicago, Illinois
- First atomic reactor built for private research operates in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
- Riots break out in Poznan, Poland; 38 die.
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