Tuesday 17 January 1956
It was Tuesday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1956 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Mitch Vogel in Alhambra: California, USA; actor (Jamie - Bonanza).
- Damian Green: English journalist and politician Minister of State for Immigration.
- Paul Young: rock vocalist/keyboardist ("Every Time You Go Away").
- Blind Alfred Reed: American folk, country, and old-time musician (Born 1880).
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1956 ?
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