Monday 16 January 1956
It was Monday, 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 Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1956 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Jennifer Dale: Canadian actress.
- Martin Jol: Dutch footballer and manager.
- Ivan Safronov: Russian journalist and engineer (d. 2007).
- Greedy Smith: Australian singer-songwriter and keyboardist.
- Egyptian President Nassar pledges to reconquer Palestine.
- President Gamal Abdal Nasser of Egypt vows to reconquer Palestine.
- Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser vows to reconquer Palestine.
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