Saturday 10 March 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Janet Anderson in West Sunbury and Alan Trefler.
In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits.
Forbidden Planet, directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Boomtown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Anastasia
- Saint Macharius (d.335)
- Saint John Ogilvie (died 1615)
- Saint Himelin
- Saint Blankaard
- Tibetian national Uprising day
- Fans of video game character Mario celebrate Mar10 Day, by singing songs about him, watching the movie and show, and playing Mario games.
- Doctors Day - (Venezuela).
- Janet Anderson in West Sunbury: Pennsylvania, USA; LPGA golfer (1982 US Women's Open).
- Alan Trefler: American entrepreneur, one of the new breed of young, super-rich software designers.
- Mitchell Lichtenstein: American actor, son of Roy Lichtenstein.
- Robert Llewellyn: English actor producer and screenwriter.
- Larry Myricks: American long jumper and sprinter.
- Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph).
- General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios.
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