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Friday 6 April 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michele Bachmann and Normand Corbeil. 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 Dead Sea Scrolls by Millar Burrows was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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What the sky looked like on 6 April 1956

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Movies

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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

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The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

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

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Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

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

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Swamp Women

Directed by: Roger Corman

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

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Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

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

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TV Series

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

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States

Picture Parade

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 April 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
  • Saint Balderik
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Facts:
  • Polish communist Gomulka freed from prison.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 06, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Dead Sea Scrolls

By: Millar Burrows

Feb., 1957, The Viking Press HB., stated 10th printing. Discovery and discussions, in an easily understood volume, of the Dead Sea Scrolls by Millar Burrows of Yale University.

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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Aspects Of Love

By: David Garnett

Troubled desire and tangled emotions flowering against the glowing backgrounds of Southern France, Italy and Paris - in perilous defiance of the barriers of age.

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The Secret Of The Hittites

By: C.W. Ceram

Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

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