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Saturday, 24 March 1956

1956-03-24

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Alexander the Great, directed by Robert Rossen, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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Ikiru

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori

Country: United States

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Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet

Directed by: Fred McLeod Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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The Searchers

The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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Doctor at Sea

Doctor at Sea

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda De Banzie, Brigitte Bardot

Country: United States

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TV Series

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The Wakey Wakey Tavern

The Wakey Wakey Tavern

Starring: Billy Cotton, Kathie Kay, Alan Breeze, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes

Country: United Kingdom

Boomtown

Boomtown

Starring: Bill O'Brien

Country: United States

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

Starring: Daphne Slater, Stanley Baker, Dorothy Black, Joyce Chancellor

Country: United Kingdom

Corky and White Shadow

Corky and White Shadow

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

Country: United States

Camera Three

Camera Three

Starring: James Macandrew

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 24 March 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
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Music Charts

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Books

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Don't Go Near the Water by William Brinkle

Don't Go Near the Water

By: William Brinkle

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The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

“We’re living in a sensitive age, Cuke, and I’m not altogether sure you’re fully attuned to it.” So says Irish-American politician Frank Skeffington—a cynical, corrupt 1950s mayor, and also an old-school gentleman who looks after the constituents of his New ...

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Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

Peyton Place

By: Grace Metalious

When Grace Metalious's debut novel about the dark underside of a small, respectable New England town was published in 1956, it quickly soared to the top of the bestseller lists.

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Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis

Auntie Mame

By: Patrick Dennis

Wildly successful when it was first published in 1955, Patrick Dennis’ Auntie Mame sold over two million copies and stayed put on the New York Times bestseller list for 112 weeks.

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