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Friday 5 October 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position 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 The Straight And Narrow Path by Honor Tracy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Hiram Holliday.
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What the sky looked like on 5 October 1956

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Movies

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

Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

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

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Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

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

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

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

Country: United States

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Tension at Table Rock

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

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

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Liane, Jungle Goddess

Directed by: Eduard von Borsody

Starring: Marion Michael, Hardy Krüger, Irene Galter, Peter Mosbacher

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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

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David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Les belles histoires des pays d'en haut

Starring: Andrée Champagne, Jean-Pierre Masson

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 October 1956 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Colin McCabe
  • Drew Hill: American athlete, a football wide receiver for the Houston Oilers, Atlanta Falcons and Los Angeles Rams for 14 seasons.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Joseph Erlanger: American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience.
Facts:
  • Yogi Berra becomes the fourth New York Yankees' player to hit a World Series Grand Slam (World Series #53).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 05, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1956 ?

Books

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The Straight And Narrow Path

By: Honor Tracy

Clean, bright used copy with tight binding. NEVER a library book./lh

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The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

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The Birth Of Britain

By: Winston S. Churchill

The Birth of Britain is the first volume of A History of the English Speaking Peoples, the immensely popular and eminently readable four-volume work by Winston Churchill.

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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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