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..
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Directed by: Robert Rossen
Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom
Country: United States
Directed by: Akira Kurosawa
Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori
Directed by: Fred McLeod Wilcox
Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen
Directed by: John Ford
Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles
Directed by: Ralph Thomas
Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda De Banzie, Brigitte Bardot
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Starring: Billy Cotton, Kathie Kay, Alan Breeze, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: Bill O'Brien
Starring: Daphne Slater, Stanley Baker, Dorothy Black, Joyce Chancellor
Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Darlene Gillespie, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Chinook
Starring: James Macandrew
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Which were the important events of Saturday, 24 March 1956 ?
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1956 ?
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What news were making the headlines those days in March 1956 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
By: William Brinkle
By: Edwin O'Connor
O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.
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.
By: Patrick Dennis
With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in 1955 -- and today remains one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction.Wildly
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