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Thursday 1 March 1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 1, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Timothy Daly and Frédéric Danloux. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Anderson, 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 Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 1 March 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

1984

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling, David Kossoff

Country: United States

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The Killer Is Loose

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

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Backlash

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

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The Houston Story

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Gene Barry, Barbara Hale, Edward Arnold, Paul Richards

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Jumping for Joy

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Starring: Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, A.E. Matthews, Tony Wright

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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E o Vento Levou

My Friend Charles

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 March 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Eudoxia
  • Self Injury Awareness Day
  • Historically, March 1st was considered to be the beginning of the Roman 'work year' as January (the official first month) and February were unfit for warfare. The numerical Latin names of some months reflect this. (September = Seventh, October = Eighth, November = Ninth, December = Tenth). (see New Year).
  • Korea - Independence Movement Day (Samiljeol; ???).
  • Saint David's Day (National Holiday of Wales).
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Facts:
  • The International Air Transport Association finalizes a draft of the Radiotelephony spelling alphabet for the International Civil Aviation Organization.
  • Formation of the National People's Army

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 01, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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