Tuesday December 25, 1956, Christmas

US date format: 12/25/1956, UK date format: 25/12/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 25, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). C.I.D., directed by Raj Khosla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vampira.
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C.I.D.

C.I.D.

Directed by: Raj Khosla

Starring: Dev Anand, Shakila, Johnny Walker, K.N. Singh

Edge of the City

Edge of the City

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire

Three Violent People

Three Violent People

Directed by: Rudolph Maté

Starring: Charlton Heston, Anne Baxter, Gilbert Roland, Tom Tryon

Boots and Saddles

Boots and Saddles

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Judith Allen, Ronald Sinclair

Revolt at Fort Laramie

Revolt at Fort Laramie

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: John Dehner, Gregg Palmer, Frances Helm, Don Gordon

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Holidays

  • Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
  • Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
  • British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
  • Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.

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Vampira

Vampira

Directed by: Joey Romero

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States of America

Blondie

Blondie

Directed by: Frank R. Strayer

Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

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Books

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Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone

Men To Match My Mountains

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

The Bible As History by Werner Keller

The Bible As History

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This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah

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O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

King Of Paris by Guy Endore

King Of Paris

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"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

Seven Wonders Of The World by Lowell Thomas

Seven Wonders Of The World

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The thrilling story of ancient wonders inspires a famous explorer to a world-wide search for present-day marvels. Over 100 new photographs, many in color.


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