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Tuesday 31 January 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Trevor A and John Lydon. 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 Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cinépanorama.
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TV Series

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

Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Dee Aaker, Tim Considine, David Stollery, Roy Barcroft

Country: United States

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Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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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

Country: United States

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The Court Jester

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podest, Brigitte Bardot

Country: United States

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All That Heaven Allows

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Arm

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Eleanor Parker

Country: United States

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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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Trevor A: Manuel; South African UDF/African National Congress-leader.
  • John Lydon: English singer, songwriter and musician, also known by his former stage name Johnny Rotten.
  • Stefan Majewski: Polish footballer and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Juscelino Kubitschek becomes President of Brazil.
  • French government of Mollet forms.

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Books

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

The Family Of Man

By: Edward Steichen

Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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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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Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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