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Sunday 6 May 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phil Differ and Lakis Lazopoulos. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. Good-bye, My Lady, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lui e lei.
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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1956

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Movies

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Good-bye, My Lady

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Country: United States

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The Last Hunt

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget

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The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, Victoria Shaw, James Whitmore

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TV Series

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

Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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The Gabby Hayes Show

The Kilt Is My Delight

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phil Differ: Scottish investigative journalist, amiable and laid-back.
  • Lakis Lazopoulos: Greek humourist, playwright, actor and songwriter, surnamed the "Greek Coluche".
  • Roland Wieser: German race walker and coach.
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Facts:
  • WRCB TV channel 3 in Chattanooga, TN (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Gus Bell (Cincinnati Reds) homers off Bob Miller in both ends of a double header.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 06, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1956 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Ronnie Hilton - No Other Love
  2. The Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell
  3. Teresa Brewer - A Tear Fell
  4. Kay Starr - Rock And Roll Waltz
  5. Lost John / Stewball - Lonnie Donegan

Books

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

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

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.

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

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

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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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The Abode Of Love

By: Aubrey Menen

NY 1956 1st (A) Scribners. The conception, financing and daily routine of an English harem in the middle of the 19th century described in the form of a novel.

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