Sunday May 20, 1956
US date format: 5/20/1956, UK date format: 20/5/1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 20, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Greg Massialas and Douglas Preston.
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
The Searchers, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Harry Of Monmouth by A.M. Maughan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Panorama.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 20, 1956?
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- Atomic fusion (thermonuclear) bomb dropped from plane-Bikini Atoll.
- Jordan government of Samir resigns.
- In Operation Redwing (shot Cherokee), the first United States airborne hydrogen bomb is dropped over Bikini Atoll in the Pacific Ocean;
- Max Beerbohm: English-Italian author and illustrator...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 20, 1956?
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Days to next May 20If May 20, 1956 is your birthday you're 64 years, 2 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 13 days.
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