Friday April 06, 1956

US date format: 4/6/1956, UK date format: 6/4/1956
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It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein 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

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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

The Black Tent

The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

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

Stranger at My Door

Stranger at My Door

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Macdonald Carey, Patricia Medina, Skip Homeier, Stephen Wootton

Mohawk

Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

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

Swamp Women

Swamp Women

Directed by: Roger Corman

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

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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • Polish communist Gomulka freed from prison.

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Music charts

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Double Cross

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Telephone Time

Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States of America

Picture Parade

Picture Parade

The Jimmy Wheeler Show

The Jimmy Wheeler Show

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Search For Bridey Murphy by Morey Bernstein

The Search For Bridey Murphy

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First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah

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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.

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

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159 pp., 8vo.

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.


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