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..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
  • Alexander the GreatAlexander the Great
    directed by Robert Rossen
    starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom
  • IkiruIkiru
    directed by Akira Kurosawa
    starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori
  • Forbidden PlanetForbidden Planet
    directed by Fred McLeod Wilcox
    starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen
  • The SearchersThe Searchers
    directed by John Ford
    starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles
  • Doctor at SeaDoctor at Sea
    directed by Ralph Thomas
    starring: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda De Banzie, Brigitte Bardot
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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)

Famous People born
Steve Ballmer: American businessman

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Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.7453
Sports Illustrated: no.7453

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Poujade -- Mar. 19, 1956
TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Poujade -- Mar. 19, 1956
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Books

Don't Go Near the Water - William Brinkle

Don't Go Near the Water - William Brinkle

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Books

The Last Hurrah - Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah - Edwin O'Connor

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Books

Peyton Place - Grace Metalious

Peyton Place - Grace Metalious

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Books

Auntie Mame - Patrick Dennis

Auntie Mame - Patrick Dennis

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Old Journal Ads

Burroughs Sensimatic Accounting Machine (1956)Burroughs Sensimatic Accounting Machine (1956)
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Old Journal Ads

Hunts Tomato Sauce (1956)Hunts Tomato Sauce (1956)
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Old Journal Ads

Cute Campbells Kids Rosy Cheeks Soup (1956)Cute Campbells Kids Rosy Cheeks Soup (1956)
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