Thursday January 19, 1956

US date format: 1/19/1956, UK date format: 19/1/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart 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. Ransom!, directed by Alex Segal, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Ransom!

Directed by: Alex Segal

Starring: Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie Nielsen, Juano Hernandez

Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States of America

Charleys Tante

Directed by: Hans Quest

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

Diane

Directed by: David Miller

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

The Lieutenant Wore Skirts

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

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

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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.
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    Events

  • Hoboken dedicates a plaque honoring achievements of Alexander Cartwright in organizing early baseball at Elysian Field.
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Music charts

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

St. Ives

Judge Roy Bean

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

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

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

How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

A Charmed Life

By: Mary McCarthy

The life of a writer is flipped upside down when she reconnects with her roots—and her remarried ex-husband—in this witty autobiographical novel by bestselling author Mary McCarthyFormer actress and budding playwright


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