Friday 18 May 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joe [Naomichi] Ozaki in Tekushima and Catherine Corsini.
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 Comfort Me With Apples by Peter De Vries was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rosemary Clooney Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 May 1956 ?
- Joe [Naomichi] Ozaki in Tekushima: Japan; golfer (1995 Phoenix Open-8th).
- Catherine Corsini: French film director and screenwriter.
- John Godber: English playwright and screenwriter.
- Mickey Mantle hits homerun from both sides of plate for record third time.
- Queen Juliana opens Rembrandt fairs in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- First ascent of Lhotse 8,516 meters, by a Swiss team.
- Lhotse (main), the fourth highest mountain, is first ascended.
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