Thursday December 13, 1956

US date format: 12/13/1956, UK date format: 13/12/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Marie Messier and Jean-Marie Messier. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Baby Doll, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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Baby Doll

Baby Doll

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States of America

The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone

Country: United States of America

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Jean Delannoy

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Anthony Quinn, Jean Danet, Alain Cuny

Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin

Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin

Directed by: Ernst Marischka

Starring: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Gustav Knuth

Hollywood or Bust

Hollywood or Bust

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Pat Crowley, Maxie Rosenbloom

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead

The Fbi Story

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Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander

Arthritis And Common Sense

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Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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

The New World by Winston S. Churchill

The New World

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The New World is Winston S. Churchill's brilliant re-creation of one of the most fateful periods in English and American history - the two centuries between 1485 and 1688.

Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone

Men To Match My Mountains

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A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.


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