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Thursday 27 September 1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pascal Simon and Steve Archibald. 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. On TV people were watching Wire Service.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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Playhouse 90

Starring: Richard Joy

Country: United States

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 September 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
  • Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
  • Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • USAF Captain Milburn G. Apt becomes the first man to exceed Mach 3 while flying the Bell X-2. Shortly thereafter, the craft goes out of control and Captain Apt is killed.

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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

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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