Thursday 26 April 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Patrick Chêne and François Schuiten.
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 Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Scaramouche.
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- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Patrick Chêne
- François Schuiten
- Giacomo Poretti: Italian singer, one of three brothers who sang as a trio, Aldo, Giovanni and Giacomo.
- Ron Donachie
- Koo Stark [Kathleen Dee-Anne]: Photographer / actress (Emily).
- Koo Stark: American actress and photographer.
- Imanol Arias: Spanish actor and film director.
- Philippe Dorison: French director, writer and cinematographer.
- Taina West: Finnish television personality.
- Edward Arnold: Actor (Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 66.
- First container ship left Port Newark, New Jersey for Houston, Texas.
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