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 ?
TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Poujade -- Mar. 19, 1956
Sports Illustrated: no.7453
Esquire Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
Don't Go Near the Water - William Brinkle
The Last Hurrah - Edwin O'Connor
Peyton Place - Grace Metalious
Auntie Mame - Patrick Dennis
Hillman Minx Car for 57 (1956)
Remington Rand Quiet-riter Portable Typewriter (1956)
Hoover Constellation Vacuum Cleaner Photo (1956)
Tell the world why Saturday, 24 March 1956 is such a special date for you!