#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tuesday 23 October 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dwight Yoakam and Darrell Pace. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Death of a Scoundrel, directed by Charles Martin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1956 or at October 23 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 23 October 1956 and get them!

What the sky looked like on 23 October 1956

Get the star map showing the sky over this special date

Get the map of the stars on this day

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

Starring: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

More info

You Can't Run Away from It

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford, Paul Gilbert

More info

Beyond Mombasa

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

More info

The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

More info

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

More info

Personalized book about You

Personalized book about You

Your book about what happened on 23 October 1956

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

TV Series

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

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

More info

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

More info

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

More info

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

More info

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 23 October 1956!

GET YOUR FREE NUMEROLOGY REPORT NOW

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dwight Yoakam: American 6 ft.
  • Betsy Nagelsen: St. Petersburg, Florida -- Tennis star.
  • Darrell Pace: Cincinnati, Ohio -- Archer (1976, 84, 88 Olympics - 2 Gold / Silver Medals).
  • Xavier Fortin: French man known for having raised alone his two sons, born in 1990 and 92, in nature from 1998 to 2009.
  • Akie Asaka: Japanese comedian and actress.
See other famous people born on 23 October
Facts:
  • 1st video recording on magnetic tape televised coast-to-coast
  • First video recording on magnetic tape televised in USA, coast-to-coast.
  • Revolt against Stalinist policies begins in Hungary.
  • Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. (The Hungarian Revolution is crushed on November 4).
  • The Hungarian revolution breaks out against the pro-Soviet government. Hungary attempts to leave the Warsaw Pact.

Search For Your Ancestors

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 23, 1956 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on October 23, 1956 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

See astronomy profile for 23 October 1956

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 23 October 1956 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1956?

Life magazine Beano comics

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1956 ?

Books

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

The Mandarins

By: Simone de Beauvoir

"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

More info

Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

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

More info

The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

More info

Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books

#
Boosts
Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 23 October 1956 is such a special date for you!