Thursday December 20, 1956

US date format: 12/20/1956, UK date format: 20/12/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 20, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mohamed Aziz and Blanche Baker in New York City. 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 Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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Carnival in Moscow

Carnival in Moscow

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

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

Full of Life

Full of Life

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

It's Great to Be Young!

It's Great to Be Young!

Directed by: Cyril Frankel

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

Checkpoint

Checkpoint

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

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

Baby Doll

Baby Doll

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States of America

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Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.

Events

  • Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra.

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Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone

Men To Match My Mountains

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A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

Water, Water Everywhere by Emily Kimbrough

Water, Water Everywhere

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pleasures mishaps and gay adventures during a journey.

The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans

The Loving Couple

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"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,

The Wreck Of The Mary Deare by Hammond Innes

The Wreck Of The Mary Deare

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The battered hulk of a huge ship looms out of the stinging spray of a furious gale. Only one man, half-mad, remains aboard, working without sleep or sustenance to save her

Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander

Arthritis And Common Sense

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Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find


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