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Sunday 1 April 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 1, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Unni Drougge and Jeffrey Beecroft. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Mohawk, directed by Kurt Neumann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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What the sky looked like on 1 April 1956

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Movies

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Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

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Swamp Women

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Marie Windsor, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors

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Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

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Jubal

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Valerie French

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Tribute to a Bad Man

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: James Cagney, Don Dubbins, Stephen McNally, Irene Papas

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TV Series

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

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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The Edge of Night

Written by: Irving Vendig

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Unni Drougge: Swedish writer and TV guest celebrity often seen in discussion shows.
  • Jeffrey Beecroft: American production designer and art director.
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Facts:
  • 10th Tony Awards: Diary of Anne Frank and Damn Yankees win.
  • KPIC TV channel 4 in Roseburg, OR (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Violent clashes in Algeria, at least 380 killed.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 01, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Edge Of The Sea

By: Rachel Carson

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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The Horse Soldiers

By: Harold Sinclair

This novel is a fictionalized account of one of the most daring cavalry raids of all time. Set during the American Civil War, it brings to life the Grierson Raid -

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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