Thursday 17 May 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 17, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sugar Ray Leonard and Bob Saget.
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Birth Of Britain by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Lui e lei.
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- Norwegian Constitution Day or Syttende Mai.
- Dfa das Letras Galegas ("Galician Literature Day") ? holiday in Galicia, honouring the Galician language.
- Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of 'Azaamat (Grandeur) ? First day of the fourth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Saint Paschal Baylon or Pascal Baylon
- Saint Montanus
- Saint Dietmar
- Saint Pamphamer
- International Day Against Homophobia aka IDAHO
- Saint Pamphalon
- Saint Solochon
- Saint Adrian of Alexandria
- Sugar Ray Leonard
- Bob Saget: American actor.
- Micheline Apers-Borghs: Belgian athlete; a fencer.
- Mark Smith: American fencer, the U.S.
- Annise Parker: American politician.
- Marie Colmant
- Sugar Ray Leonard: Athlete.
- Dave Sim: Canadian cartoonist and author.
- Sue Carpenter: TV presenter / journalist.
- Sugar Ray [Charles] Leonard: Willington, South Carolina -- Boxer (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- "Sugar" Ray [Charles] Leonard in Palmer Park: Maryland, USA; welter/middle/light-heavyweight boxing champion (Olympics-gold-1976).
- Bob Saget in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; comedian/actor (Danny - Full House, America's Funniest Home Videos).
- Sugar Leonard: American boxer, the Olympic Gold Medal welterweight champion in 1976 at Montreal.
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