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Tuesday 27 March 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leung Kwok Hung and Brian Kelly. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Never Was, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Edge of Night.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Man Who Never Was

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng

Country: United States

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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling

Country: United States

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Alexander the Great

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom

Country: United States

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Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori

Country: United States

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Forbidden Planet

Directed by: Fred McLeod Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Edge of Night

Written by: Irving Vendig

Starring: Terry Davis, Tony Craig, Frances Fisher, Joe Lambie

Country: United States

The Wakey Wakey Tavern

Starring: Billy Cotton, Kathie Kay, Alan Breeze, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes

Country: United Kingdom

Boomtown

Starring: Bill O'Brien

Country: United States

Jane Eyre

Starring: Daphne Slater, Stanley Baker, Dorothy Black, Joyce Chancellor

Country: United Kingdom

Corky and White Shadow

Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Darlene Gillespie, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Chinook

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 March 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Augusta
  • Angolan Victory Day.
  • World Theatre Day
  • St. John of Egypt
  • St. Lydia
Famous Birthdays:
  • Leung Kwok Hung: Hong Kong activist.
  • Brian Kelly: Canadian Football League wide receiver (Edmonton Eskimos).
  • David Sconce: American homicide suspect; accused of soliciting killers to remove a rival and to murder his grandparents.
  • Giuseppe Tornatore: Italian film maker who directed "The Starman," nominated for Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards ceremony on 3/25/1996.
  • Dale Arnold: American sportscaster and radio host.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US seizes American communist newspaper Daily Worker.
  • French commandos land in Algeria.

Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1956 ?

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Julie Andrews
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. James Eastland -- Mar. 26, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7454

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

This is a historical novel the action of which centers around the bizarre Waterloo Tontine.

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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

An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

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Videogames

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