Tuesday August 07, 1956

US date format: 8/7/1956, UK date format: 7/8/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 7, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leticia Perdigón and Tem Tarriktar. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. These Wilder Years, directed by Roy Rowland, 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 Man Against Crime.
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These Wilder Years

These Wilder Years

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim

Child in the House

Child in the House

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller

Away All Boats

Away All Boats

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Lex Barker, Julie Adams

Canyon River

Canyon River

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: George Montgomery, Marcia Henderson, Peter Graves, Richard Eyer

Storm Center

Storm Center

Directed by: Daniel Taradash

Starring: Bette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim Hunter, Paul Kelly

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Historical Events

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Events

  • Boston Red Sox fine Ted Williams $5,000 for spitting at Boston fans

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)
  2. - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. - Walk Hand In Hand
  4. - Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl
  5. - Heartbreak Hotel

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

Careering with Constance

Careering with Constance

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Books

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Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Eloise

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Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel!Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

The Age Of Fighting Sail by C.S. Forester

The Age Of Fighting Sail

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No one has been so well equipped as C. S. Forester to dramatize the sea battles of the War of 1812, to characterize the heroes more skillfully, or to comprehend more

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.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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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.

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

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159 pp., 8vo.


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