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Saturday 22 December 1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philippe Harel and Cojo in Columbus. 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 Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter by Edward Streeter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1956

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Movies

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Carnival in Moscow

Directed by: Eldar Ryazanov

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

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Full of Life

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

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It's Great to Be Young!

Directed by: Cyril Frankel

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

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Rodan

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

Starring: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Akihiko Hirata, Akio Kobori

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Checkpoint

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Facts:
  • New Faces of 1956 closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • Last British / French troops leave Egypt
  • Colo is born, the first gorilla to be bred in captivity.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

By: Edward Streeter

Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little ...

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The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead

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The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

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A Certain Smile

By: Francoise Sagan

Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

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