It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Alexander the Great
directed by Robert Rossen
starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom
directed by Akira Kurosawa
starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori
- Forbidden Planet
directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox
starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen
- The Searchers
directed by John Ford
starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles
- Doctor at Sea
directed by Ralph Thomas
starring: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda De Banzie, Brigitte Bardot
Which were the important events of Saturday, 24 March 1956 ?
Famous People born
- World Tuberculosis Day.
- Saint Simeon (died 1475)
- Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
- Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
: American businessman
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1956 ?
Playboy Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Poujade -- Mar. 19, 1956
Esquire Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7453
Don't Go Near the Water - William Brinkle
The Last Hurrah - Edwin O'Connor
Peyton Place - Grace Metalious
Auntie Mame - Patrick Dennis
Weatherby Rifles and scopes John Wayne (1956)
Youve Elected Margie Mcnally
Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Club Soda, Quinine Water (1956)
Tell the world why Saturday, 24 March 1956 is such a special date for you!