Tuesday 16 October 1956
It was Tuesday, 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.
I Vitelloni, directed by Federico Fellini, 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 16 October 1956 ?
- James H Newman: Trust Territory of Pacific, PhD / Astronaut (STS 51, 69).
- Marin Alsop: American violinist and conductor.
- John Chavis: American football player and coach.
- Rudra Shahidullah: Bangladeshi poet author and playwright (d. 1992).
- Meg Rosoff: American-born, London-based author.
- Love Me Tender with Elvis Presley premieres
- William J Brennan Jr becomes a US Supreme Court Justice.
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