Thursday 31 May 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bart van Poppel and Yoshiko Sakakibara.
In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits.
Rififi, directed by Jules Dassin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Quiet American by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Rosemary Clooney Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 31 May 1956 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Bart van Poppel: Dutch bassist / guitarist / singer (Tambourine).
- Yoshiko Sakakibara: Chiba, Japan -- Actress (Sailor Moon, Vampire Hunter).
- Fritz Hilpert: German musician and sound engineer (Kraftwerk).
- John Young: English singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Qango and Strawbs).
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1956 ?
Top #1 songs in the USA
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?