May 17th, 1956, was a Thursday. It was day 138 of 1956. The decade was the 1950s.
64 years, 11 months and 20 days have passed since May 17th, 1956.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Taurus.
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The best-selling single on May 17th, 1956 was "Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley.
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"The Hungarian freedom fighter" was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1956. This followed the Hungarian Revolution in October and November.
The radio stations in 1956 were dominated by artists such as Elvis Presley, Nelson Riddle, The Platters, Gogi Grant, Les Baxter, Doris Day, Dean Martin and Kay Starr.
The most popular movies in 1956 were The Ten Commandments, Around the World in 80 Days, Giant, Seven Wonders of the World, The King and I, Trapeze and War and Peace.
Between April, 1965 and December, 1956, a new Rock and Roll singer called Elvis Presley had four top-selling records.
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Dwight David Eisenhower was the President of the United States on May 17th, 1956.
Sir Anthony Eden was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on May 17th, 1956.
John A. Costello was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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