Saturday 13 October 1956
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 13, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Carter and Don Paige.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Written on the Wind, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while A Single Pebble by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Other Man.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 13 October 1956
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 13 October 1956 ?
- RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
- Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
- French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
- Chris Carter: American creator and executive producer of the popular TV series "X-Files.
- Frank Dunn: American artist.
- Don Paige: American runner.
- Melvyn Tan: Singaporean-English pianist.
- Joseph Toal: Scottish religious figure.
- WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS / NBC / ABC) begins
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1956 ?
Top #2 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
- Frankie Laine - A Woman In Love
- Anne Shelton - Lay Down Your Arms
- Elvis Presley - Hound Dog
- Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
- Freddie Bell & The Bellboys - Giddy-Up-A-Ding-Dong
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?