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Wednesday 11 January 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 11, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roger Auque and Philippe Chevallier. 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 These Lovers Fled Away by Howard Spring was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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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

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Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roger Auque: French journalist, diplomat, and spy, kidnapped in Beirut on 13 January 1987, freed on 28 November.
  • Philippe Chevallier: French comedian and actor best known for his collaboration with Régis Laspalès.
  • Phyllis Logan: Scottish actress, best known for playing Mrs Hughes/Carson in "Downton Abbey" and Lady Jane Felsham in "Lovejoy.
  • Kuniaki Kobayashi: Wrestler (WAR / NJPW).
  • Robert Earl Keen: American singer.
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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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These Lovers Fled Away

By: Howard Spring

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Beyond Desire

By: Pierre La Mure

A novel based on the life of Mendelssohn-- his romances, love of music, and respect for predecessor Johann Sebastian Bach. Other famous characters in the book include Chopin and George

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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The Deer Park

By: Norman Mailer

Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

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