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Tuesday 3 January 1956

1956-01-03

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. All That Heaven Allows, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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El

Directed by: Luis Buuel

Starring: Arturo de Crdova, Delia Garcs, Aurora Walker

Country: United States

Day the World Ended

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Richard Denning, Lori Nelson, Adele Jergens

Country: United States

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Tarantula

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: John Agar, Mara Corday, Leo G. Carroll

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Chevron Hall of Stars

Starring: Don Taylor, James Whitmore, Ted de Corsia, Richard Reeves

Country: United States

The NFL on CBS

Starring: Brian Piccolo, Gale Sayers, Jack Concannon, Al Del Greco

Country: United States

Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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The Huntley-Brinkley Report

Starring: Chet Huntley, David Brinkley

Country: United States

Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 3 January 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
  • Feast day of St Genevieve
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mel Gibson in Peekskill: New York, USA; actor (Mad Max, Mrs Soffel, Lethal Weapon, Conspiracy Theory).
  • Nicole Mossoux: Belgian dancer and choreographer.
  • Mel Gibson: American-Australian actor whose Irish-Catholic family moved to Australia when he was 12.
  • Gioele Dix: Italian actor and comedian of Jewish descent.
  • Willy T Ribbs: American race-car driver.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • A fire damages the top part of the Eiffel Tower.
  • By popular demand, ''Peter Pan'', starring Mary Martin, is restaged live by Producers' Showcase on NBC-TV.

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Books

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

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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The Tontine

By: Thomas B. Costain

Good condition book with fair DJ. Boards are clean with minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Content clean with age toning to pages and a solid binding.

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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An Episode Of Sparrows

By: Rumer Godden

Good condition book without dust jacket. Boards are clean with a little wear namely sunning to spine and bumped spine ends. Book has clean and bright contents.

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