Thursday 12 July 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mel Harris and Julie Miller.
In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits.
High Society, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while A Walk On The Wild Side by Nelson Algren 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 July 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 12 July 1956 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Mel Harris: American actress.
- Julie Miller
- Pate Mustajärvi: Finnish pop singer.
- Mel Harris [Mary Ellen]: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania -- Actress (Hope-30 Something).
- Mario Soto: Dominican baseball player.
- Sandi Patty: American singer and pianist.
- Mel "Mary Ellen" Harris in Bethlehm: Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Hope - Thirty Something).
- Maurice Lippens: Belgian Governor of Congo (1921-23), dies at 80.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
- All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
- I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?