Sunday February 05, 1956

US date format: 2/5/1956, UK date format: 5/2/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 5, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Dominique Giuliani and Vinnie Colaiuta. 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 The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States of America

Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

Starring: Pedro Infante, Lilia Prado, Ana Bertha Lepe, Ángel Infante


Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States of America

The Lone Ranger

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Lyle Bettger, Bonita Granville

Slightly Scarlet

Directed by: Allan Dwan

Starring: John Payne, Rhonda Fleming, Arlene Dahl, Kent Taylor


Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 05, 1956?


  • Kashmir Day observes as public holiday in Pakistan.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agatha of Sicily, patron saint of firework makers and glass blowers.
  • Saint Bertolf


  • Louise Suggs win LPGA Havana Golf Open.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?


Directed by: Daniel Ray

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

Jan zonder vrees

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

The Edge Of The Sea

By: Rachel Carson

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

The Secret Of The Hittites

By: C.W. Ceram

Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

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.

Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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