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Thursday 6 December 1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Randy Rhoads in Santa Monica and Peter Buck. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. The Rainmaker, directed by Joseph Anthony, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while An Historian'S Approach To Religion by Arnold Joseph Toynbee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Air Power.
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TV Series

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

Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Anastasia

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes

Country: United States

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The Rainmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack

Country: United States

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Ky

Country: United States

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The Sharkfighters

Directed by: Jerry Hopper

Starring: Victor Mature, Karen Steele, James Olson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Bhimrao Ambedkar: social reformer and architect of the Constitution of India (Born 1891).
Facts:
  • Happy Hunting opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances
  • Nelson Mandela and 156 others arrested for political activities in South Africa.
  • A violent water polo match between Hungary and the USSR takes place during the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, against the backdrop of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution.

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Books

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

An Historian'S Approach To Religion

By: Arnold Joseph Toynbee

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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.

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King Of Paris

By: Guy Endore

"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

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Our Valiant Few

By: F Van Wyck Mason

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