Thursday 5 July 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Monique Evans and Fabienne Serrat.
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 Comfort Me With Apples by Peter De Vries 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 July 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 July 1956 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Monique Evans: Brazilian brunette model and occasional actress.
- Fabienne Serrat
- Louis Herthum
- Terry Chimes: English drummer (The Clash Generation X Hanoi Rocks and Cowboys International).
- James Lofton NFL wide reciever (Buffalo Bills: Green Bay Packers, Oakland Raiders).
- Patsy Pease: American actress.
- James Lofton: Football Player.
- Horacio Cartes: Paraguayan businessman and politician President of Paraguay.
- France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria
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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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?