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Monday 16 January 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 16, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jennifer Dale and Martin Jol. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Helen of Troy, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 16 January 1956

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Movies

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Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Sernas

Country: United States

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Charleys Tante

Directed by: Hans Quest

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

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Diane

Directed by: David Miller

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

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The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

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

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

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St. Ives

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Judge Roy Bean

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The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
  • Teacher's Day in Thailand
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Facts:
  • Egyptian President Nassar pledges to reconquer Palestine.
  • President Gamal Abdal Nasser of Egypt vows to reconquer Palestine.
  • Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser vows to reconquer Palestine.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 16, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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The Deer Park

By: Norman Mailer

Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

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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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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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