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Thursday 19 January 1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 19, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carman Licciardello and Carman . In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Helen of Troy, directed by Robert Wise, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Man Called Peter by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 19 January 1956

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Movies

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Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Sernas

Country: United States

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Charleys Tante

Directed by: Hans Quest

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Claus Biederstaedt, Walter Giller

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Diane

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Lana Turner, Pedro Armendáriz, Roger Moore, Marisa Pavan

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The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Tom Ewell, Sheree North, Rita Moreno, Rick Jason

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Rebel Without a Cause

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

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St. Ives

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Judge Roy Bean

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The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Confederate Heroes Day in Texas.
  • Eastern and Oriental Orthodoxy ? Julian Calendar Theophany (Epiphany).
  • St. Mark of Ephesus feast day .
  • Bah�'f Faith ? Feast of Sult�n (Sovereignty) ? First day of the 17th month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
  • National Popcorn Day in United States of America, however some claim this is whatever day the Superbowl lands on.
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Facts:
  • Hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field.
  • The General Motors Motorama show opens in the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, running for nine days. The 1956 Corvette makes its debut. The Corvette Impala show car is displayed.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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Herblock'S Here And Now

By: Herbert Block

Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

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The Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

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