In the Boom Year 1956

Element: Water- you tend to see the world through feeling.
Stone: White, Opal, Jade, Pearl, Amethyst
Colors: Mauve, purple, aquamarine
Motto: I believe

Monkeys are intellectual and their memory is phenomenal. They recall the smallest details of everything they have seen,read, and heard. They must depend on that memory since they have an otherwise untidy mind. Monkeys are wizards with money. They are original, shrewd, and when they need to, they can fool anyone.

This is some information about the month and year of my birth and anyone else born March of 1956:

  • Chinese Monkey sign
  •  Pisces Sun sign
  • Elvis recorded "Heartbreak Hotel"
  • "My Fair Lady" opened in New York
  • Soaps "As The World Turns" and "The Edge of Night" first aired.
  • Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco
  • Jonas Salk's Polio vaccine was made public
  • Elvis first appeared on Ed Sullivan
  • Yankees Pitcher Don Larsen pitched the first and only perfect game during a World Series
  • The Wizard of Oz was first shown on television
American Economics

  • Inflation -- 1.52%
  • Cost of a new house: $11,700.00 :o
  • Average monthly rent: $88.00 :o
  • Average yearly wages: $4,450.00
  • Price of of $0.22 cents a GALLON!
  • Price of a new car $2,050.00
  • Price of Coffee $0.85lb
Popular Films

  • Guys and Dolls
  • The King and I
  • Trapeze 
  • High Society
  • Around the World in Eighty Days
Popular Musicians

  • Elvis Presley
  • Bill Haley and the Comets
  • Chuck Berry
  • Jerry Lee Lewis
  • Dean Martin
  • Johnny Cash
  • Ella Fitzgerald


  • First hard disk was invented by IBM
  • Black and White portable T.V hits the market
  • Transatlantic Telephone Cable goes into operation
  • First videotape recorder from APEX goes on sale
  • Oral Vaccine developed by by Albert Sabin
  • Tefal starts producing non-stick frying pans


  • Dwight D Eisenhower (R)  defeated Adelai Stevenson (D) for United States Presidency

This is just a partial list of some facts I found interesting. No information on world events was added, but there was plenty going on.

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