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 Wincott and Cristina Comencini.
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
Godzilla, directed by Ishir Honda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching A Show Called Fred.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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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 Wincott: Canadian actor and martial artist.
- Cristina Comencini
- Victor Piturca
- Jeff Madrigali: Walnut Creek, California -- Soling yachter (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- John Osbornes Look Back in Anger, premieres in London
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