Tuesday 24 January 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
The Court Jester, directed by Melvin Frank, 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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- Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
- Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
- Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
- Lounes Matoub: Algerian Berber Kabyle singer (d. 1998).
- Steven Hasenstabe: American police officer who died in an on-duty accident as a result of an auto chase in August 1989.
- 96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record)
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