Friday 13 January 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don't Go Near the Water by William Brinkle was one of the best selling books.
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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Malcolm Foster: rock bassist (Pretenders - "Mystery Achievement").
- Janet Hubert-Whitten: Actress (Vivian Banks-Fresh Prince of Bel Air).
- Janet Hubert: TV Actress.
- Ghislaine Dupont: French journalist for RFI (Radio France Internationale) since 1986.
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