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Friday 14 December 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include T K Carter in Los Angeles and Linda Fabiani. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. The King and Four Queens, directed by Raoul Walsh, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The King and Four Queens

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes

Country: United States

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Baby Doll

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach

Country: United States

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The Rainmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes

Country: United States

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers

Written by: Douglas Heyes

Starring: Philip Carey, Warren Stevens, Patrick Whyte

Country: United States

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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Find out your future

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Memorial of Saint John of the Cross
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Facts:
  • Paul-Henri Spaak is appointed Secretary-General of NATO.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1956?

  • Life: Olympian Morrow
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wladyslaw Gomulka -- Dec. 10, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7491

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

Paperback edition by Pocket Books, 920 pages with illustrations.

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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

A much-loved English novel reminiscent of The Secret GardenSomeone has dug up the private garden in the square and taken buckets of dirt, and Miss Angela Chesney of the Garden Committee is sure that a gang of boys from run-down ...

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Videogames

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