Saturday 13 October 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Around the World in Eighty Days, directed by Michael Anderson, 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.
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Which were the important events of 13 October 1956 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Frank Dunn: American artist.
- Chris Carter: American creator and executive producer of the popular TV series "X-Files.
- Don Paige: American runner.
- Melvyn Tan: Singaporean-English pianist.
- Joseph Toal: Scottish religious figure.
- WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS / NBC / ABC) begins
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