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Monday 9 January 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Imelda Staunton and Waltraud Meier. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Charleys Tante, directed by Hans Quest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 9 January 1956

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Movies

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Charleys Tante

Directed by: Hans Quest

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Claus Biederstaedt, Walter Giller

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Diane

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Lana Turner, Pedro Armendáriz, Roger Moore, Marisa Pavan

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The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Tom Ewell, Sheree North, Rita Moreno, Rick Jason

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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Bobby Ware Is Missing

Directed by: Thomas Carr

Starring: Neville Brand, Arthur Franz, Jean Willes, Walter Reed

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 January 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
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Facts:
  • Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column first appears in newspapers.
  • Samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 09, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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The Tontine

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Tontine (Volume 2)

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The Family Of Man

By: Edward Steichen

Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

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