Sunday September 09, 1956
US date format: 9/9/1956, UK date format: 9/9/1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Mary C Kennedy and Trace DeMeyer.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Adventures of Sir Lancelot.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 09, 1956?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
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- 70th US Womens Tennis: Shirley J Fry beats Althea Gibson (63 64)
- 76th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63)
- African Party for Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde forms
- Elvis Presley appears on national TV for first time (Ed Sullivan Show).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 09, 1956?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Doris Day - Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)
- Anne Shelton - Lay Down Your Arms
- Bill Haley & His Comets - Rockin' Through The Rye
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 09If September 09, 1956 is your birthday you're 63 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 28 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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