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Wednesday 25 January 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 25, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dale Mohorcic and Dinah Manoff. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Warning from Space, directed by Kôji Shima, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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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

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Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States

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Charleys Tante

Directed by: Hans Quest

Starring: Heinz Rühmann, Hertha Feiler, Claus Biederstaedt, Walter Giller

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Diane

Directed by: David Miller

Starring: Lana Turner, Pedro Armendáriz, Roger Moore, Marisa Pavan

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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:
  • St. Dwynwen's Day and Patron Saint of Lovers - Welsh celebration of love Dirwnod Santes Dwynwen.
  • Tatiana Day, celebrated as the Day of Russian students since 1755, when the Moscow University was founded.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism - Conversion of Saint Paul.
  • Christian ecumenism ? Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ends.
  • Burns Night - Burns suppers are held in many parts of the world around this date. (Originated in Scotland)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Dale Mohorcic: American baseball player, a left-handed pitcher with the Texas Rangers (1986-1988), New York Yankees (1988-1989), and Montreal Expos (1990).
  • Dinah Manoff: TV Actress.
  • Andy Cox: English guitarist (The Beat and Fine Young Cannibals).
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Facts:
  • 96.5 cm (38 inches) of rainfall, Kilauea Plantation, Hawaii (state record).
  • 26 – Finnish troops reoccupy Porkkala after Soviet troops vacate its military base. Civilians can return February 4.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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Herblock'S Here And Now

By: Herbert Block

Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

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Keep The Aspidistra Flying

By: George Orwell

Gordon Comstock is a poor young man who works in a grubby London bookstore and spends his evenings shivering in a rented room, trying to write.

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