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Saturday 13 October 1956

1956-10-13

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Around the World in Eighty Days, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Around the World in Eighty Days

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie

Country: United States

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Giant

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean

Country: United States

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. de Mille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter

Country: United States

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Tea and Sympathy

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson

Country: United States

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Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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The Dinah Shore Chevy Show

Starring: Dinah Shore

Country: United States

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Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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Playhouse 90

Starring: Richard Joy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 October 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • John Peel Day - A day celebrating the life and influence of the late John Peel.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • WAGM TV channel 8 in Presque Isle, ME (CBS / NBC / ABC) begins

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Books

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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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