Wednesday 2 May 1956

US date format: 5/2/1956, UK date format: 2/5/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Régis Labeaume and David Rhodes. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. Good-bye, My Lady, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lui e lei.
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Movies

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Good-bye, My Lady

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States of America

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Country: United States of America

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The Last Hunt

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget

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The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, Victoria Shaw, James Whitmore

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TV Series

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

Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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The Gabby Hayes Show

The Kilt Is My Delight

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • US Methodist church disallows race separation.
  • US Lab detects high-temperature microwave radiation from Venus.
  • The United Methodist Church in America decides at its General Conference to grant women full ordained clergy status. It also calls for an end to racial segregation in the denomination.
  • Austria and Israel form diplomatic relations.
  • The constitutional union between Indonesia and the Netherlands is dissolved.

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Planetary positions on May 02, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Ronnie Hilton - No Other Love
  2. The Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell
  3. Teresa Brewer - A Tear Fell
  4. Kay Starr - Rock And Roll Waltz
  5. Lost John / Stewball - Lonnie Donegan

Books

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

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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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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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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Memoirs

By: Harry S. Truman

In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

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