Friday 5 October 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Drew Hill .
In UK Lay Down Your Arms by Anne Shelton was in the top 5 hits.
Giant, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Les belles histoires des pays d'en haut.
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- Drew Hill: American athlete, a football wide receiver for the Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons and Los Angeles Rams for 14 seasons.
- Joseph Erlanger: American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience.
- Yogi Berra becomes the fourth New York Yankees' player to hit a World Series Grand Slam (World Series #53).
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