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Tuesday 31 January 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Johnny Rotten and Artur Mas. 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 The Secret Of The Hittites by C.W. Ceram was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 31 January 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States

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Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

Starring: Pedro Infante, Lilia Prado, Ana Bertha Lepe, Ángel Infante

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Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Lyle Bettger, Bonita Granville

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Warning from Space

Directed by: Kôji Shima

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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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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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 January 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
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Facts:
  • Juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil.
  • French government of Mollet forms.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 31, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Secret Of The Hittites

By: C.W. Ceram

Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

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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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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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The Deer Park

By: Norman Mailer

Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

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