Monday 30 January 1956
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeremy Gittins and Keiichi Tsuchiya.
In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits.
Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cinépanorama.
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- Elvis Presley records his version of Blue Suede Shoes
- KRMA TV channel 6 in Denver, CO (PBS) begins broadcasting
- KTXS TV channel 12 in Sweetwater-Abilene, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Martin Luther King Jr's home is bombed.
- American civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.'s home is bombed in retaliation for the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
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