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Wednesday 26 September 1956

1956-09-26

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Tea and Sympathy, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tea and Sympathy

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson

Country: United States

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Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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Lust for Life

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn, James Donald

Country: United States

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The Bad Seed

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones

Country: United States

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Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Dana Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Sidney Blackmer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

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The Jonathan Winters Show

Starring: Jonathan Winters

Country: United States

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The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Applegate Treasure

Starring: Tim Considine, Tommy Kirk, Florenz Ames, Russ Conway

Country: United States

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The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna

Written by: Lee Karson

Starring: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Country: United States

Broken Arrow

Starring: John Lupton, Michael Ansara

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 September 1956 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Linda Hamilton: Movie Actress.
  • Steve Butler: American race car driver and engineer.
  • Linda Hamilton in Salisbury: Maryland, USA; actress (Catherine - Beauty and the Beast).
  • Stuart Patterson: American businessman; Patterson is the handsome young CEO of SpeechWorks, a company that has managed to thrive despite the economic downturn of the early 21st century.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lucien Febvre: French historian, a leading figure from the time of his thesis in 1911.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1956?

  • Life: Janet Blair
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Rockefeller Jr. -- Sep. 24, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7480

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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The Tontine

By: Thomas B. Costain

Good condition book with fair DJ. Boards are clean with minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Content clean with age toning to pages and a solid binding.

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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An Episode Of Sparrows

By: Rumer Godden

Good condition book without dust jacket. Boards are clean with a little wear namely sunning to spine and bumped spine ends. Book has clean and bright contents.

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