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Tuesday 18 December 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ron White and Bent Hamer. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Carnival in Moscow, directed by Eldar Ryazanov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 18 December 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Carnival in Moscow

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

Starring: Igor Ilyinsky, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Yuri Belov, Georgiy Kulikov

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Full of Life

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Judy Holliday, Richard Conte, Salvatore Baccaloni, Esther Minciotti

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It's Great to Be Young!

Directed by: Cyril Frankel

Starring: John Mills, Cecil Parker, John Salew, Elizabeth Kentish

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Rodan

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

Starring: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata, Akio Kobori

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Checkpoint

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker, James Robertson Justice

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
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Facts:
  • 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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 18, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Loving Couple

By: Virginia Rowans

"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

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The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

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