Friday 6 January 1956, Epiphany
It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Laurence Danon and Angus Deayton.
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 The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor 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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- Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
- Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
- In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
- Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
- Ancient Latvia - Zvaigznes Diena observed
- Armenian Christmas (except in the Holy Land where it's on January 18th - old calendar)
- Laurence Danon
- Rowan Atkinson: Comedian.
- Angus Deayton: English comedian, actor and television presenter.
- Elizabeth Strout: American author and academic.
- Justin Welby: English archbishop.
- Clive Woodward: English rugby player and coach.
- Federal court bars former Little League Commissioner Carl Stotz from forming a rival group
- KGNS TV channel 8 in Laredo, TX (NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
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