Tuesday 18 September 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Stastny and Chris Hedges.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Broken Arrow.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Peter Stastny: Slovak ice hockey player.
- Chris Hedges: American journalist, activist, author, and Presbyterian minister.
- Tim McInnerny: English actor.
- Peter Šťastný: Slovak ice hockey player and politician.
- Adelard Godbout: premier of Quebec (Born 1892).
- Mickey Mantle is 8th to hit 50 HRs in a seaon
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