Friday July 06, 1956

US date format: 7/6/1956, UK date format: 6/7/1956
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It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Jean-Paul Agon and Matt Bahr. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Santiago, directed by Gordon Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Thing Of Beauty by A.J. Cronin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Movies

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Santiago

Santiago

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Alan Ladd, Rossana Podestà, Lloyd Nolan, Chill Wills

A Strange Adventure

A Strange Adventure

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Joan Evans, Ben Cooper, Marla English, Jan Merlin

The Baby and the Battleship

The Baby and the Battleship

Directed by: Jay Lewis

Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, André Morell, Bryan Forbes

La tercera palabra

La tercera palabra

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Sara García, Prudencia Grifell

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Comoros - Independence Day (1975).
  • Feast day of St Maria Goretti.
  • Lithuania - Statehood Day.
  • Malawi - Independence Day (1964).
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Events

  • 70th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ken Rosewall (62 46 75 64)

Famous Birthday

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I'll Be Home
  2. - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. - Heartbreak Hotel
  4. - All Star Hit Parade (EP)
  5. - I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues

TV Series

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Man Against Crime

Man Against Crime

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Adventure Theater

Adventure Theater

Panorama

Panorama

Lui e lei

Lui e lei

Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Thing Of Beauty by A.J. Cronin

A Thing Of Beauty

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In his celebrated novel THE CITADEL, A. J. Cronin wrote of a dedicated man of medicine; in THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM he wrote the compelling story of a man of

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

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Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

Comfort Me With Apples by Peter De Vries

Comfort Me With Apples

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A laugh-out-loud novel about teenage pretensions and adult delusions from an author whom the New York Times has called “a Balzac of the station wagon set” Chick Swallow and his best

Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander

Arthritis And Common Sense

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Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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


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