Sunday 19 February 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 19, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kathleen Beller and Philippe Lizon.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Great Pretender by The Platters.
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Jumping for Joy, directed by John Paddy Carstairs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heidi.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Pisces
- Astrology: Can also be last day of sun sign Aquarius depending on the time of birth and the astrologer's viewpoint.
- Chaoflux (Discordianism)
- Kathleen Beller: American actress.
- Philippe Lizon: Belgium dancer.
- Jeffrey Immelt: American business executive, Chairman and CEO of General Electric in September 2001.
- Dave Wakeling: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Beat and General Public).
- Peter Holsapple: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The dB's and The Continental Drifters).
- Roderick MacKinnon: American physician and scientist, shared the 2003 Nobel Prize in chemistry for insights into working with channels into cell membranes.
- George David Low in Cleveland: Ohio, USA; astronaut (STS 32, STS 43).
- Jeffrey R. Immelt: Businessman.
- Kathy Cornelius wins LPGA Saint Petersburg Golf Open.
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