Sunday January 15, 1956

US date format: 1/15/1956, UK date format: 15/1/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mayawati and Vera Sosulya. 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 The Deer Park by Norman Mailer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Charleys Tante

Charleys Tante

Directed by: Hans Quest

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Claus Biederstaedt, Walter Giller

Diane

Diane

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Lana Turner, Pedro Armendáriz, Roger Moore, Marisa Pavan

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Tom Ewell, Sheree North, Rita Moreno, Rick Jason

Rebel Without a Cause

Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States of America

Bobby Ware Is Missing

Bobby Ware Is Missing

Directed by: Thomas Carr

Starring: Neville Brand, Arthur Franz, Jean Willes, Walter Reed

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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Events

  • D Shostakovitch appointed honorary member of Academia Santa Cecilia

Famous Birthday

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Penelope

Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

St. Ives

St. Ives

Judge Roy Bean

Judge Roy Bean

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson

The Edge Of The Sea

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"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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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

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Memoirs by Harry S. Truman

Memoirs

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In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

Beyond Desire by Pierre La Mure

Beyond Desire

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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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