Friday October 05, 1956

US date format: 10/5/1956, UK date format: 5/10/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Colin McCabe and Drew Hill. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Between Heaven and Hell, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Hiram Holliday.
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Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States of America

Tension at Table Rock

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy Malone, Cameron Mitchell, Billy Chapin

Plucking the Daisy

Directed by: Marc Allégret

Starring: Daniel Gélin, Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hirsch, Jacques Dumesnil

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Historical Events

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  • Yogi Berra becomes the fourth New York Yankees' player to hit a World Series Grand Slam (World Series #53).

    Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Erlanger: American physiologist who is best known...
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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States of America

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Directed by: Anthony Squire

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Books

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

Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

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.

Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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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.


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