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Friday 3 February 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 3, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nathan Lane and Lee Ranaldo. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directed by Don Siegel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Herblock'S Here And Now by Herbert Block was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States

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Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

Starring: Pedro Infante, Lilia Prado, Ana Bertha Lepe, Ángel Infante

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Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Lyle Bettger, Bonita Granville

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Warning from Space

Directed by: Kôji Shima

Starring: Keizô Kawasaki, Toyomi Karita, Bin Yagisawa, Shôzô Nanbu

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

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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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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saints Berlindis, Celsa and Nona.
  • Japan - the festival of Setsubun before spring.
  • United States - Four Chaplains Day.
  • Saint Blaise, Catholics visit churches to have their throats blessed.
  • Saint Ansgar, patron saint of Denmark
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nathan Lane: American actor, a Hollywood, television and Broadway star known for his outrageous scene-stealing comedy roles.
  • Lee Ranaldo: American guitarist and founding member of Sonic Youth, a pioneering NYC post-punk band formed in 1981.
  • Henry-Claude Cousseau: French arts official, the directer of l’école nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (ENSBA), the distinguished National School of Fine Arts in Paris, France.
  • Pamela Cossey: England, United Kingdom -- Model / sister of transsexual Tula.
  • John Jefferson: American football player and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emile Borel: French mathematician, magazine publisher and public official.
  • Johnny Claes: English-Belgian race car driver and trumpet player (d. 1956).
Facts:
  • Toni Sailor becomes first Olympics skier to sweep the three alpine events.
  • Autherine J Lucy is admitted to University of Alabama; suspended February 7 after a riot.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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Herblock'S Here And Now

By: Herbert Block

Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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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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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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