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Monday 2 April 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Sawdust and Tinsel, directed by Ingmar Bergman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Telephone Time.
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TV Series

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

Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States

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Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Dee Aaker, Tim Considine, David Stollery, Roy Barcroft

Country: United States

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Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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Movies

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

Sawdust and Tinsel

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: ke Grnberg, Harriet Andersson, Hasse Ekman

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 April 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • JP and Trang in Valleyfair
  • Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
  • Blessed Arnold of Leuven
  • International Children's Book Day
  • Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
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Facts:
  • Soap operas As the World Turns andEdge of Night premieres on TV
  • As the World Turns and The Edge of Night premiere on CBS-TV. The two soaps become the first daytime dramas to debut in the 30-minute format.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Three Talky teens
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Hussein -- Apr. 2, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7455

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

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The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Millar Burrows

Feb., 1957, The Viking Press HB., stated 10th printing. Discovery and discussions, in an easily understood volume, of the Dead Sea Scrolls by Millar Burrows of Yale University.

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Aspects Of Love

By: David Garnett

Troubled desire and tangled emotions flowering against the glowing backgrounds of Southern France, Italy and Paris - in perilous defiance of the barriers of age.

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Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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