Tuesday July 03, 1956

US date format: 7/3/1956, UK date format: 3/7/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 3, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Henri Paul and Montel Williams. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Santiago, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Santiago

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Alan Ladd, Rossana Podestà, Lloyd Nolan, Chill Wills

A Strange Adventure

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Joan Evans, Ben Cooper, Marla English, Jan Merlin

The Baby and the Battleship

Directed by: Jay Lewis

Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, André Morell, Bryan Forbes

La tercera palabra

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Sara García, Prudencia Grifell

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 03, 1956?


    Holidays

  • National holiday in Belarus
  • Feast day of Saint Thomas
  • Start of the Dog Days
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 03, 1956?


    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  4. All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
  5. I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons

TV Series

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

Man Against Crime

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Adventure Theater

Panorama

Lui e lei

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Books

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head


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