Sunday 7 October 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James Van Patten in Brooklyn and Julio Pezua.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Giant, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Les belles histoires des pays d'en haut.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1956 ?
- James Van Patten in Brooklyn: New York, USA; actor (Bo - Chisholms).
- Julio Pezua: Jockey.
- Mike Shipley: Australian-English sound engineer and producer (d. 2013).
- Brian Sutter: Canadian ice hockey player and coach.
- Clarence Birdseye: American businessman founded Birds Eye (d. 1956).
- Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Open
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