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Sunday 12 February 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 12, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Arsenio Hall and Brian Robertson. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Des gens sans importance, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 12 February 1956

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Movies

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Des gens sans importance

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Pierre Mondy, Yvette Etiévant

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Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

Country: United States

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States

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Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

Starring: Pedro Infante, Lilia Prado, Ana Bertha Lepe, Ángel Infante

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Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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Alfred Marks Time

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 February 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • United States - Lincoln's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Saint Alexis of Moscow
  • Saint Benedict of Aniane
  • Red Hand Day
  • Darwin Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Arsenio Hall: American entertainer, a hip black comic with a stylish wardrobe who began as a late-night TV show host on 3 January 1989.
  • Brian Robertson: Scottish musician (Thin Lizzy and Motorhead).
  • Velimir Zajec
  • Ad P: Melkert; Dutch minister of Social Affairs (1994-).
  • Ad Melkert: Dutch politician.
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Facts:
  • Fay Crocker wins LPGA Miami Beach Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 12, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

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An Episode Of Sparrows

By: Rumer Godden

An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

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Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

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Herblock'S Here And Now

By: Herbert Block

Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

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