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Sunday 2 December 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 2, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steven Bauer . In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. 7th Cavalry, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 2 December 1956

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Movies

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

7th Cavalry

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale, Jay C. Flippen, Frank Faylen

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Rock Rock Rock!

Directed by: Will Price

Starring: Alan Freed and his Rock 'n Roll Band, Fran Manfred, Tuesday Weld, Connie Francis

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Man Beast

Directed by: Jerry Warren

Starring: Rock Madison, Asa Maynor, George Skaff, Tom Maruzzi

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Jagriti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Abhi Bhattacharya, Pranoti Ghosh, Bipin Gupta, Mumtaz Begum

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Laos - National Day
  • United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
  • R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steven Bauer: Havana, Cuba -- Actor (Scarface, Thief of Hearts).
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Facts:
  • The Granma yacht reaches the shores of Cuba's Oriente province and Fidel Castro, Che Guevara and 80 other members of the 26th of July Movement disembark to initiate the Cuban Revolution.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 02, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray
  2. The Green Door - Frankie Vaughan
  3. Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
  4. Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. Rip It Up - Bill Haley & His Comets

Books

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

The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

The Life of the Party

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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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Our Valiant Few

By: F Van Wyck Mason

Historical Drama

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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