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Saturday 31 March 1956

1956-03-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Awaara, directed by Raj Kapoor, 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.
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 this week ?

Awaara

Directed by: Raj Kapoor

Starring: Prithviraj Kapoor, Nargis, Raj Kapoor

Country: United States

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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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 31 March 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
  • Didier Hoch: French business leader in the vaccine industry, who serves as Executive Chairman of Biovision, the annual forum on future-oriented research in life sciences.
  • Aissa Gionis: American noted family, the daughter of John Wayne and his wife Pilar Palleta, the fifth of her dad's seven kids, raised in a sheltered life.
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Music Charts

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

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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

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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