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Friday 10 February 1956

1956-02-10

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Carousel, directed by Henry King, 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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Movies

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

Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Corky and White Shadow

Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Darlene Gillespie, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Chinook

Country: United States

Camera Three

Starring: James Macandrew

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Catholicism - Saint Scholastica; World Marriage Day.
  • Malta - St. Paul's Shipwreck day. Catholicism in Malta.
  • Saint Silvanus
  • Saint Charalampe
  • Saint Austreberta
Famous Birthdays:
  • James Graham: American Roman Catholic priest (d. 1997).
  • Enele Sopoaga: Tuvaluan politician 12th Prime Minister of Tuvalu.
  • Smyth Twins: American twins, identical, Jesuree born at 7:00 PM and Joslynn at 7:10 PM.
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Facts:
  • My Friend Flicka premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV
  • Elvis Presley records Heartbreak Hotel for RCA

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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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