Monday 2 July 1956
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jerry Hall and Julie Montgomery in Kansas City.
In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits.
Santiago, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while A Thing Of Beauty by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 July 1956
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1956 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Jerry Hall: Model.
- Cynthia Kadohata: Writer.
- Julie Montgomery in Kansas City: Missouri; actress (Samantha - One Life to Live, Kindred).
- Leslie Reid: Vancouver, British Columbia -- Equestrian dressage (1996 Olympics).
- Jerry Hall in Mesquite: Texas, USA; model/Mrs Mick Jagger.
- Jeffrey Cooper: guitarist (Midnight Star - "No Parking").
- A lab experiment at Sylvania Electric Products results in an explosion.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
- All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
- I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons
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