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), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Dallas Page and Anthony Horowitz. In UK by 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

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

  • Fidel Castro declares himself at war with the President of Cuba.
  • In Sri Lanka, the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna win the general elections in a landslide and S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike is sworn in as the Prime Minister.

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Movies

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

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

Country: United States of America

Patterns

Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

Forbidden Planet

Forbidden Planet

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Never Was

The Man Who Never Was

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin

Country: United States of America

Los gavilanes

Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

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

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Double Cross

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

E o Vento Levou

E o Vento Levou

Telephone Time

Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States of America

State Trooper

State Trooper

Starring: Rod Cameron

Country: United States of America

Days to next April 05

If April 05, 1956 is your birthday you're 64 years, 7 months, 22 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 9 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein

The Search For Bridey Murphy

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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

The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah

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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 Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

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159 pp., 8vo.

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 05, 1956?

On April 05, 1956 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 05, 1956?

On April 05, 1956 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 05, 1956?

On April 05, 1956 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 05, 1956?

On April 05, 1956 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on April 05, 1956?

On April 05, 1956 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 05, 1956?

On April 05, 1956 several famous people were born including, Dallas Page, Diamond Page, Anthony Horowitz.


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