Sunday 29 January 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Irlene Mandrell and Éric Woerth.
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Don Siegel, 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.
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- Irlene Mandrell: American singer, model and actor, she is one of the noted musical Mandrell Sisters.
- Éric Woerth: French politician who was elected député for Oise in 2002, and was treasurer of the UMP until he resigned in July 2010.
- Jan Kolski: Polish director screenwriter and cinematographer.
- Anton Otulakowski: English footballer.
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