Tuesday 18 December 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Reinhold Ewald and Ron White.
In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Boyd Q.C..
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1956 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:18 December
- To Tell the Truth debuts on CBS-TV
- Phil Rizzuto signs as New York Yankees radio-TV announcer.
- Japan admitted to the United Nations.
- Israeli flag hoisted on Mount Sinai.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1956 ?
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