Tuesday 24 January 1956

US date format: 1/24/1956, UK date format: 24/1/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 24, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lounes Matoub and Steven Hasenstabe. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Gamma People, directed by John Gilling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Night To Remember by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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The Gamma People

Directed by: John Gilling

Starring: Paul Douglas, Eva Bartok, Leslie Phillips, Walter Rilla

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Warning from Space

Directed by: Kôji Shima

Starring: Keizô Kawasaki, Toyomi Karita, Bin Yagisawa, Shôzô Nanbu

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The Conqueror

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendáriz, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

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Ransom!

Directed by: Alex Segal

Starring: Glenn Ford, Donna Reed, Leslie Nielsen, Juano Hernandez

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Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Sernas

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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St. Ives

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Judge Roy Bean

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The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

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Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Jim Ross Day - State of Oklahoma
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feasts of St. Francis de Sales and Our Lady of Peace
  • Roman Empire - first day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra
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Facts:
  • 96.5 cm precipitation at Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record)

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Books

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A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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An Episode Of Sparrows

By: Rumer Godden

An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed …

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