Sunday 9 September 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky and Trace DeMeyer.
In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits.
Lust for Life, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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.
On TV people were watching The Joseph Cotten Show: On Trial.
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- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky: Russia -- Colonel / Cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12).
- Trace DeMeyer: American Shawnee-Cherokee multi-genre author, artist, poet and journalist, also known as Laura Jean Thrall-Bland.
- Courtney Hill: American noted family, the fifth child, second daughter of Ethel and Robert Kennedy.
- Elena Mazzetti Soler: Peruvian doctor who was Minister of the Interior from 2006 to 2007, being the first woman in Peru to reach that title.
- 70th US Womens Tennis: Shirley J Fry beats Althea Gibson (63 64)
- 76th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63)
- African Party for Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde forms
- Elvis Presley appears on national TV for first time (Ed Sullivan Show).
- Elvis Presley appears on ''The Ed Sullivan Show'' for the first time.
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