What Happened on January 9, 1956

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Abigail Van Buren's "Dear Abby" column 1st appears in newspapers
  • Samir el-Rifai forms government in Jordan

Famous Birthdays

  • David Smith, cricketer (England lefty batsman in 2 Tests v WI 1986)
  • Imelda Staunton, British actress
  • Kimberly Beck Hilton, actress (Kim-Peyton Place), born in Glendale, California
  • Mike Walczewski, American Public Address Announcer at Madison Square Garden