Sunday 12 August 1956US date format: 8/12/1956, UK date format: 12/8/1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 12, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bruce Greenwood and Mireille Faugère.
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 The Ninth Wave by Eugene Burdick 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 12 August 1956
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1956 ?
- Bruce Greenwood: Canadian actor and producer.
- Terry Taylor [Paul Klause]: Wrestler (WCW / WWF / NWA, Red Rooster).
- Mireille Faugère: French public administrator, who served...
- Lee Freedman: Australian horse trainer.
- Sidath Wettimuny: Sri Lankan cricketer.
- Canadain actor William Shatner (Star Trek) marries Gloria Brink
- KOTI TV channel 2 in Klamath Falls, OR (NBC / CBS) begins broadcasting
- Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA World Golf Championship
- William Shatner marries Gloria Rand
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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
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