Tuesday 16 October 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include James H Newman and Meg Rosoff.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
I Vitelloni, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Beyond The Black Stump by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 October 1956 ?
- James H Newman: Trust Territory of Pacific, PhD / Astronaut (STS 51, 69).
- Meg Rosoff: American-born, London-based author.
- Marin Alsop: American violinist and conductor.
- John Chavis: American football player and coach.
- Rudra Shahidullah: Bangladeshi poet author and playwright (d. 1992).
- Love Me Tender with Elvis Presley premieres
- William J Brennan Jr becomes a US Supreme Court Justice.
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