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 No Time For Sergeants by Mac Hyman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Which were the important events of 11 January 1956 ?
- 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.
- Albania - Republic Day (1946).
- 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.
- Big Bank Hank: Musician.
- Kuniaki Kobayashi: Wrestler (WAR / NJPW).
- Robert Earl Keen: American singer.
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