Sunday 15 January 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vera Sosulya and Mayawati .
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Camera Three.
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- 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.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Vera Sosulya: USSR -- Toboggan (1980 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Mayawati : Indian educator and politician 23rd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
- Miki Fujimura: Japanese singer (Candies).
- Vitaly Kaloyev: Russian architect.
- Marc Trestman: American football player and coach.
- D Shostakovitch appointed honorary member of Academia Santa Cecilia
- KWAB TV channel 4 in Big Spring, TX (NBC) begins broadcasting
- Bauer Marlene wins LPGA Sea Island Golf Open.
- NFL Pro Bowl: East beats West 31-30.
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