Thursday January 26, 1956

US date format: 1/26/1956, UK date format: 26/1/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Simon Howard and Lisa Boray. 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 How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler 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

The Gamma People

Directed by: John Gilling

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

Warning from Space

Warning from Space

Directed by: Kôji Shima

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

The Conqueror

The Conqueror

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Country: United States of America

Ransom!

Ransom!

Directed by: Alex Segal

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

Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
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Events

  • Hank Greenberg and Joe Cronin are elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

St. Ives

St. Ives

Judge Roy Bean

Judge Roy Bean

The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

Here and Now

Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

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Books

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How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

The Secret Of The Hittites by C.W. Ceram

The Secret Of The Hittites

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Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein

The Search For Bridey Murphy

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First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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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

Herblock'S Here And Now by Herbert Block

Herblock'S Here And Now

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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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