Thursday April 05, 1956

US date format: 4/5/1956, UK date format: 5/4/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 5, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dallas Page and Diamond Dallas Page. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

The Black Tent

The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell

Stranger at My Door

Stranger at My Door

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Macdonald Carey, Patricia Medina, Skip Homeier, Stephen Wootton

Mohawk

Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

Swamp Women

Swamp Women

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Marie Windsor, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
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Events

  • Fidel Castro declares himself at war with the President of Cuba.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Double Cross

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Telephone Time

Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States of America

Picture Parade

Picture Parade

Calling All Boys

Calling All Boys

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Island In The Sun by Alec Waugh

Island In The Sun

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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

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara

Ten North Frederick

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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 …

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

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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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