Tuesday 8 May 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Madrigali and Jeff Wincott.
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
Godzilla, King of the Monsters!, directed by Ishir Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Show Called Fred.
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1956 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Jeff Madrigali: Walnut Creek, California -- Soling yachter (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Jeff Wincott: Canadian actor and martial artist.
- John Osbornes Look Back in Anger, premieres in London
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