Monday December 03, 1956

US date format: 12/3/1956, UK date format: 3/12/1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 3, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Walt Handelsman and Hart Bochner in Los Angeles. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. The Rainmaker, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Rainmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Bundle of Joy

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou, Tommy Noonan

Man in the Vault

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Campbell, Karen Sharpe, Anita Ekberg, Berry Kroeger

Zarak

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Victor Mature, Michael Wilding, Anita Ekberg, Bonar Colleano

7th Cavalry

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 03, 1956?


    Holidays

  • International Day of Disabled Persons - [1]
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Francis Xavier; also Saint Birinus

    Events

  • KFSA (now KFSM) TV channel 5 in Ft Smith, AR (CBS) 1st broadcast
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 03, 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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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.

The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

Our Valiant Few

By: F Van Wyck Mason

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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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