Tuesday 26 June 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Isaak and Véronique Genest.
In UK Why Do Fools Fall In Love by Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon was in the top 5 hits.
La tercera palabra, directed by Julián Soler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while A Night To Remember by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 June 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 26 June 1956 ?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
- Independence Day in Madagascar
- Saint Josemarfa Escriv� (d. 1975)
- Chris Isaak: American singer.
- Véronique Genest: French actress and film producer, best known for her starring role as Commissaire Julie Lescaut in the French police drama series "Julie Lescaut" which ran from 1992 to 2013.
- Davide Ferrario
- Azhar Cachalia: Scottish / South African leader (United Democratic Front).
- Bernard A Harris Jr: Temple, Texas -- MD / Astronaut (STS 55, 63).
- Patrick Mercer: English colonel and politician.
- Clifford Brown: American musician, one of the great jazz trumpet players who was also gifted on piano, vibes, bass and the regular trumpet.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1956 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
- Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
- All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
- Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
- I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?