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Saturday 6 October 1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 6, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sadiq al-Ahmar and Kathleen Webb. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Between Heaven and Hell, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Hiram Holliday.
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What the sky looked like on 6 October 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

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Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States

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Tension at Table Rock

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy Malone, Cameron Mitchell, Billy Chapin

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Liane, Jungle Goddess

Directed by: Eduard von Borsody

Starring: Marion Michael, Hardy Krüger, Irene Galter, Peter Mosbacher

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TV Series

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

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

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David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Les belles histoires des pays d'en haut

Starring: Andrée Champagne, Jean-Pierre Masson

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 October 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Ireland - Ivy Day, formerly honoring the Irish revolutionary Padraig Pearse, commemmorates the death of Charles Stewart Parnell.
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Facts:
  • Dr Albert Sabin discovers oral polio vaccine
  • South African politician Kobie Coetsee marries Helena E Malan

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 06, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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The Sound Of Waves

By: Yukio Mishima

Set in a remote fishing village in Japan, The Sound of Waves is a timeless story of first love. A young fisherman is entranced at the sight of the beautiful daughter

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The Loving Couple

By: Virginia Rowans

"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

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A Single Pebble

By: John Hersey

A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.

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