Thursday 20 December 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position 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 Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 20 December 1956
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1956 ?
- 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.
- Blanche Baker in New York City: New York, USA; Carroll Baker's Daughter, actress (French Postcard).
- Mohamed Aziz: Mauritanian general and politician President of Mauritania.
- Guy Babylon: American keyboard player and songwriter (d. 2009).
- Blanche Baker: American actress and screenwriter.
- Junji Hirata: Japanese professional wrestler.
- Military coup under colonel Simbolon in Sumatra.
- Montgomery, Alabama, removes race-based seat assignments on its buses.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1956 ?
Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #9 songs in the UK
- Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray
- Bill Haley & His Comets - Rock Around The Clock
- The Green Door - Frankie Vaughan
- The Four Aces - Love Is A Many Splendored Thing
- Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
- Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
- Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie - Bill Haley & His Comets
- Max Bygraves - Meet Me On The Corner
- Rip It Up - Bill Haley & His Comets
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?