Friday 20 January 1956
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 20, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bill Maher and John Naber.
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 The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Heidi.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Bill Maher: American entertainer, host of the humorous TV shows "Politically Incorrect" (1997) and “Real Time with Bill Maher” (2003).
- John Naber: American swimmer, an Olympic athlete, a sports broadcaster and author.
- John McNally Naha in Okinawa: Japan; US rapid fire pistol (Olympics-1984, 1988, 1992, 1996).
- John Phillips Naber in Evanston: Illinois, USA; American 100m/200m backstroke swimmer (Olympics-4 gold/silver-1976).
- Maria Larsson: Swedish educator and politician Swedish Minister of Health and Social Affairs.
- Richard Morecroft: English-Australian journalist and game show host.
- Buddy Holly records Blue Days Black Night in Nashville
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