Wednesday 19 September 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 19, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ann Zacharias and Mark Gearan.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Teenage Wolfpack, directed by Georg Tressler, 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 David Copperfield.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 19 September 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 19 September 1956 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Ann Zacharias
- Mark Gearan: American political operative who worked on the Dukakis campaign before becoming executive director of the Democratic Governor's Association.
- Philippe Delan
- Juan Fangio: Argentinian race car driver.
- Rex Smith in Jacksonville: Florida, USA; actor (Solid Gold, Pirates of Penzance).
- Charlie Reliford: American baseball player and umpire.
- Juan Manuel Fangio II: Argentine racing driver.
- Amparo Grisales: Colombian actress.
- 1st International conference of black writers and artists meets (Sorbonne)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
- Anne Shelton - Lay Down Your Arms
- Rockin' Through The Rye - Bill Haley & His Comets
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?