Saturday 28 January 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Richard Danielpour .
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.
On TV people were watching Cinépanorama.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
You can also have a look at the whole 1956 or at January 28 across the years.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 28 January 1956 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 28 January 1956 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas
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- Elvis Presley made his first US TV appearance
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1956 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in January 1956?
- Life: Citizen Harry Truman
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Rowland Hughes -- Jan. 23, 1956
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7445
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...
This is a historical novel the action of which centers around the bizarre Waterloo Tontine.
Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.
An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?
Tell the world why 28 January 1956 is such a special date for you!