Thursday 6 December 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Randy Rhoads and Peter Buck.
In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
The Rainmaker, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Our Valiant Few by F Van Wyck Mason was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1956 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Randy Rhoads: American musician.
- Peter Buck: American musician, a guitarist with the group R.E.
- Randy Rhoads in Santa Monica: California, USA; rocker (Ozzy Osbourne - "Flying High Again").
- Hans Kammerlander: Italian mountaineer and guide.
- Bhimrao Ambedkar: social reformer and architect of the Constitution of India (Born 1891).
- Happy Hunting opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances
- Nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in South Africa.
- A violent water polo match between Hungary and the USSR takes place during the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, against the backdrop of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.
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