Tuesday 3 January 1956

US date format: 1/3/1956, UK date format: 3/1/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mel Gibson and Nicole Mossoux. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Diane, directed by David Miller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Diane

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Lana Turner, Pedro Armendáriz, Roger Moore, Marisa Pavan

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The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Tom Ewell, Sheree North, Rita Moreno, Rick Jason

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Oklahoma!

Directed by: Fred Zinnemann

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood

Country: United States of America

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A Man Alone

Directed by: Ray Milland

Starring: Ray Milland, Mary Murphy, Ward Bond, Raymond Burr

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Fury

Directed by: David Ayer

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Wanted

Directed by: Vitaliy Versace

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Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

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St. Ives

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
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Facts:
  • A fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower.
  • By popular demand, ''Peter Pan'', starring Mary Martin, is restaged live by Producers' Showcase on NBC-TV.

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1956 ?

Top #4 songs in the USA
  1. The Platters - The Great Pretender
  2. (I'm Getting) Nuttin' For Christmas - Art Mooney & His Orchestra
  3. Roger Williams - Autumn Leaves
  4. Al Hibbler - He

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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Beyond Desire

By: Pierre La Mure

A novel based on the life of Mendelssohn-- his romances, love of music, and respect for predecessor Johann Sebastian Bach. Other famous characters in the book include Chopin and George

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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