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Sunday 23 September 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include June Forester and Lili Carati. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Tea and Sympathy, directed by Vincente Minnelli, 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 The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna.
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Movies

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

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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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna

Written by: Lee Karson

Starring: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Country: United States

Broken Arrow

Starring: John Lupton, Michael Ansara

Country: United States

State Trooper

Starring: Rod Cameron

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom

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Circus Boy

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
Famous Birthdays:
  • June Forester: Chattanooga, Tennessee -- Country singer (Forester Sister-Men).
  • Lili Carati: Varese, Italy -- Miss Italy (1975) / actress (Alcove).
  • Maren Jensen in Arcadia: California, USA; actress (Athena - Battlestar Galactica).
  • Paolo Rossi: Italian soccer player; helped Italy win the World Cup 1982.
  • Peter David: American author actor and screenwriter.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Skin Divers in Doria
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Estes Kefauver -- Sep. 17, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7479

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 story of a tontine (a strange and enticing form of gamble, part lottery, part insurance) begins with the day when the battle of Waterloo was fought and ends when the nineteenth century was drawing to a close....

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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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