Wednesday 25 April 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 25, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dominique Blanc and Gail Kelly.
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
The Harder They Fall, directed by Mark Robson, 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 Scaramouche.
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- ANZAC Day (Australia, New Zealand).
- Saint Filo.
- Official Red Hat Society day.
- Carnation Revolution commemorated in Portugal (National Holiday).
- Roman Empire - Robigalia in honor of Robigus.
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica.
- Fuck the Earth Day - Declared by Jon Stewart in the April 24th, 2006 episode.
- Swaziland - National Flag Day.
- Faroe Islands - National Flag Day.
- Sinai Liberation Day, (Egypt), Celebrates the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Sinai peninsula.
- Saint Anianus
- Alice Day - celebration of the relationship between Alice Liddell and Lewis Carroll.
- World Penguin Day
- Easter Sunday - 1886, 1943, 2038. In the Gregorian Calendar 25th April is the latest date on which Easter Sunday can fall (22nd March is the earliest).
- Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, falls on April 25 in 2006.
- Festa della Liberazione, (Italy), annual commemoration to mark the liberation of Italy at the end of the Second World War.
- Saint Ermin
- Saint Mark the Evangelist
- Dominique Blanc: French film and stage comedian, Chéreau's preferred actress.
- Gail Kelly: Businesswoman.
- Ed Kuepper
- Andres Sõber: Estonian basketball player and coach.
- Jaroslava Schallerová: Czech actress.
- Jaroslava Schallerova: Czech actress.
- Carole Sund: American homicide victim along with her daughter Juliana and their friend, Silvini Pelosso (born November 22, 1982 in Buenos Aires, Argentina).
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