Sunday December 09, 1956

US date format: 12/9/1956, UK date format: 9/12/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sylvia and Jean-Pierre Thiollet. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Anastasia, directed by Anatole Litvak, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hit Parade.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1956, at December 09 across the years or at December 1956 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Anti-Corruption Day [1]
  • Calendar of saints: Saint Juan Diego Cuauhtlatoatzin : optional memorial
  • Peter Fourier, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame
  • Also see December 9 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics); specifically the conception of Saint Anne
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Events

  • Trans-Canada Air Lines Flight 810, a Canadair North Star, crashes near Hope, British Columbia, Canada, killing all 62 people on board.

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Movies

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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States of America

Jagriti

Jagriti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Abhi Bhattacharya, Pranoti Ghosh, Bipin Gupta, Mumtaz Begum

Giant

Giant

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Country: United States of America

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 09, 1956?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Just Walkin' In The Rain
  2. - The Green Door
  3. - Singing The Blues
  4. - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. - Rip It Up
Sport Games on December 09, 1956

Sport Games on December 09, 1956


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 31
  • Chicago Cardinals - Chicago Bears : 3 - 10
  • Cleveland Browns - New York Giants : 24 - 7
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Washington Redskins : 17 - 19
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Detroit Lions : 7 - 45
See all American Football game results of December 09, 1956

TV Series

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The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States of America

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

David Copperfield

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Give Us This Day

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan

A Certain Smile

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Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat

The Tribe That Lost Its Head

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Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

King Of Paris by Guy Endore

King Of Paris

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"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

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First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 09, 1956?

On December 09, 1956 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 09, 1956?

On December 09, 1956 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 09, 1956?

On December 09, 1956 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 09, 1956?

On December 09, 1956 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 09, 1956?

On December 09, 1956 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 09, 1956?

On December 09, 1956 several famous people were born including, Sylvia , Jean-Pierre Thiollet.

Which famous people died on December 09, 1956?

Famous people died on December 09, 1956 include, Hans Barth.

What was the number one song in December 09, 1956?

The number one song in the week of December 09, 1956 was The Green Door by Jim Lowe in US and Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray in UK.

What were the top hits on December 09, 1956?

The top hits on December 09, 1956 were The Green Door by Jim Lowe in US and Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray, The Green Door by Frankie Vaughan, Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell in UK.


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