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Thursday 5 July 1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 5, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Monique Evans and Fabienne Serrat. 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 Comfort Me With Apples by Peter De Vries was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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What the sky looked like on 5 July 1956

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Movies

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

Santiago

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

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

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The Baby and the Battleship

Directed by: Jay Lewis

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

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La tercera palabra

Directed by: Julián Soler

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

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Somebody Up There Likes Me

Directed by: Robert Wise

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

Country: United States

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Frontier Gambler

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: John Bromfield, Coleen Gray, Kent Taylor, Jim Davis

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 July 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
  • Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
  • Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
  • Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
  • Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
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Facts:
  • France raises tobacco tax 20% due to war in Algeria

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 05, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Comfort Me With Apples

By: Peter De Vries

A laugh-out-loud novel about teenage pretensions and adult delusions from an author whom the New York Times has called “a Balzac of the station wagon set” Chick Swallow and his best

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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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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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A Walk On The Wild Side

By: Nelson Algren

With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a

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