Friday 6 April 1956

US date format: 4/6/1956, UK date format: 6/4/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart 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 Quiet American by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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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

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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

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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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Books

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The Quiet American

By: Graham Greene

Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of

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A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

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The Horse Soldiers

By: Harold Sinclair

This novel is a fictionalized account of one of the most daring cavalry raids of all time. Set during the American Civil War, it brings to life the Grierson Raid -

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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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