Friday 7 December 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
The Rainmaker, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1956.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 7 December 1956 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers
Which were the important events of 7 December 1956 ?
- United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
- International Civil Aviation Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
See other famous people born on 07 December
Larry Bird: American basketball star, a 6' 9", 220 lb.
Susan Minot: American novelist Susan Minot is the author of "Monkeys," "Evening" and "Rapture" and several short stories.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1956 ?
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in December 1956?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...
This is a historical novel the action of which centers around the bizarre Waterloo Tontine.
Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.
An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.
Tell the world why 7 December 1956 is such a special date for you!