Saturday 15 December 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Leon and William Orbit.
In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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..
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Which were the important events of 15 December 1956 ?
- Tony Leon: South African politician who served as leader of the opposition from 1999-2007 as leader of the Democratic Alliance.
- William Orbit: English keyboard player and producer (Torch Song and Bassomatic).
- KGW TV channel 8 in Portland, OR (NBC) begins broadcasting
- WRAL TV channel 5 in Raleigh-Durham, NC (CBS) begins broadcasting
- Emergency crisis in North Ireland proclaimed after Irish Republican Army strikes.
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