Sunday 8 January 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 8, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Todd Gorsuch .
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 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..
What the sky looked like on 8 January 1956
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1956 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Todd Gorsuch: American homicide; he shot his 11-yr-old sister and her girlfriend to death on 10/03/1970, c. 3:00 PM CDT, They were hunting for hickory nuts in the woods behind their home near Brimfield, IL.
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Conrad Aiken.
- Operation Auca: Five U.S. missionaries are killed by the Huaorani of Ecuador shortly after making contact with them.
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