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Sunday 16 September 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Fearing and Kevin R Kregel. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, 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. On TV people were watching Circus Boy.
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 ?

Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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Lust for Life

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald

Country: United States

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The Bad Seed

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones

Country: United States

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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States

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1984

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Circus Boy

Starring: Micky Dolenz, Noah Beery Jr., Robert Lowery, Bimbo the Elephant

Country: United States

The Buccaneers

Starring: Robert Shaw, Paul Hansard, Brian Rawlinson, Edwin Richfield

Country: United Kingdom

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The Sheriff of Cochise

Written by: Mort Briskin

Starring: John Bromfield, Stan Jones

Country: United States

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Conflict

Starring: Rex Reason, Will Hutchins, James Garner, Jacques Sernas

Country: United States

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Aggie

Starring: Joan Shawlee

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Clock Golf Open
  • Television broadcasting commences in Australia.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Siobhan McKenna
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wm. McChesney Martin -- Sep. 10, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7478

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

This is a historical novel the action of which centers around the bizarre Waterloo Tontine.

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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

An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

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