1956

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Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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Years:
1956 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar 1956
MCMLVI
Ab urbe condita 2709
Armenian calendar 1405
ԹՎ ՌՆԵ
Assyrian calendar 6706
Bahá'í calendar 112–113
Balinese saka calendar 1877–1878
Bengali calendar 1363
Berber calendar 2906
British Regnal year 4  Eliz. 2   5  Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2500
Burmese calendar 1318
Byzantine calendar 7464–7465
Chinese calendar 乙未(Wood  Goat)
4652 or 4592
     to 
丙申年 (Fire  Monkey)
4653 or 4593
Coptic calendar 1672–1673
Discordian calendar 3122
Ethiopian calendar 1948–1949
Hebrew calendar 5716–5717
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2012–2013
 - Shaka Samvat 1877–1878
 - Kali Yuga 5056–5057
Holocene calendar 11956
Igbo calendar 956–957
Iranian calendar 1334–1335
Islamic calendar 1375–1376
Japanese calendar Shōwa 31
(昭和31年)
Javanese calendar 1887–1888
Juche calendar 45
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4289
Minguo calendar ROC 45
民國45年
Nanakshahi calendar 488
Thai solar calendar 2499
Tibetan calendar 阴木羊年
(female Wood-Goat)
2082 or 1701 or 929
     to 
阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
2083 or 1702 or 930

1956 ( MCMLVI ) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar , the 1956th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 956th year of the 2nd millennium , the 56th year of the 20th century , and the 7th year of the 1950s decade.

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Events

January

February

March

April

A reel of 2-inch quadruplex videotape compared with a modern-day miniDV videocassette.

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Date unknown

Births

January

Mel Gibson
David Caruso
Bill Maher
Robby Benson
Geena Davis
Mimi Rogers
John Lydon

February

Jay Nixon

March

Tim Daly
Bryan Cranston
Rob Paulsen
Ingemar Stenmark
Catherine Ashton
José Manuel Barroso

April

Miguel Bosé
Andy García
Eric Roberts
Lars von Trier

May

Jan Peter Balkenende
Sugar Ray Leonard
Bob Saget
Giuseppe Tornatore
La Toya Jackson

June

Kenny G
Björn Borg
Joe Montana
Randy Jackson
Anthony Bourdain
Chris Isaak

July

Horacio Cartes
Tom Hanks
Sela Ward
Dorothy Hamill

August

Maureen McCormick
Bruce Greenwood
Kim Cattrall
Kevin Dunn

September

David Copperfield
Almazbek Atambayev
Gary Cole
Linda Hamilton

October

Theresa May
Charlie Adler
Christoph Waltz
Nicanor Duarte
Trần Đại Quang
Craig Bartlett
Carrie Fisher
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

November

Richard Curtis
Sinbad
Bo Derek
William Fichtner

December

Iveta Radičová
Larry Bird
Rod Blagojevich
Christine Errath

Date unknown

Deaths

January

Joseph Wirth
Konstantin Päts

February

Elpidio Quirino

March

Irene Joliot-Curie
Wilhelm Miklas

April

Alben W. Barkley

May

June

July

August

Bertolt Brecht
Alfred Kinsey

September

Billy Bishop
Anastasio Somoza Garcia

October

Risto Ryti

November

Pietro Badoglio
Juan Negrín

December

Juho Kusti Paasikivi

Date unknown

Nobel Prizes

References

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  6. "Domestic Grosses, Adjusted for Ticket Price Inflation". Box Office Mojo . Retrieved 2013-01-11.
  7. "BBC On This Day, Site history" . Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  8. "On This Day: 29 November 1956: Motorists panic as petrol rations loom". BBC.

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