What the sky looked like on August 24, 1956
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US date format: 8/24/1956, UK date format: 24/8/1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 24, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nina Ruge and David Whiting.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Bus Stop, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Black Tulip.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 24, 1956?
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 24, 1956?
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Top #1 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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