Sunday 5 August 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 5, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maureen McCormick and Erik Arnoux.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Canyon River, directed by Harmon Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight 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 5 August 1956
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1956 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Maureen McCormick: American actress.
- Ferdi Bolland: Dutch singer / guitarist (Bolland & Bolland).
- Erik Arnoux: French cartoonist and writer of comics.
- Christopher Chessun: English bishop.
- Jerry Ciccoritti: Canadian actor director producer and screenwriter.
- KUAM TV channel 8 in Agana, GU (CBS / ABC / NBC) begins broadcasting
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA All American Golf Open
- WCYB TV channel 5 in Bristol-Kingsport, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
- Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer
- Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?