Friday 10 August 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dianne Fromholtz and Tugboat [Fred Ottman].
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
These Wilder Years, directed by Roy Rowland, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while A Single Pebble by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 10 August 1956
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1956 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Dianne Fromholtz
- Tugboat [Fred Ottman]: WWF wrestler.
- José Montes: Spanish footballer and manager (d. 2013).
- Fred Ottman: American wrestler.
- Dianne Fromhottz: Balestrat, Australia -- Tennis star.
- Peter Robbins: American actor.
- Perween Warsi: Indian-English businesswoman.
- Charlie Peacock: American singer-songwriter pianist and producer.
- 23rd NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Cleveland 26, All-Stars 0 (75,000)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
- Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer
- Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?