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Friday 4 May 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Barron and Jackie Bertsch. 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 Bay Window Bohemia by Oscar Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lui e lei.
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What the sky looked like on 4 May 1956

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Movies

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

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

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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

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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 4 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
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Facts:
  • Queen Juliana unveils National Monument to Dams in Amsterdam
  • US performs atmospheric nuclear test at Enwetak.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 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 ?

Bay Window Bohemia

By: Oscar Lewis

Bay Window Bohemia: The Brilliang Artistic World Of Gaslit San Fr, by Lewis, Oscar

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The Secret Of The Hittites

By: C.W. Ceram

Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

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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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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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