Saturday 17 March 1956, St. Patrick's Day
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Catherine Leprince.
In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits.
Forbidden Planet, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Secret Of The Hittites by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heidi.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Catherine Leprince
- Rotterdam (Netherlands)
- Patti Hansen: Actress.
- Will Rigby: rock percussionist (Amy Rigby Diary of a Mad Housewife).
- Rory McGrath: English actor and screenwriter.
- François Raulin: French Jazz pianist and composer.
- Patrick McDonnell: American author and illustrator.
- Fred Allen: New Zealand rugby player and coach (d. 2012).
- 8th Emmy Awards: Ed Sullivan Show, Phil Silvers Show and Lucy Ball
- In Hollywood, California, the 8th Annual Emmy Awards are presented. Best Action or Adventure Series: Disneyland
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