Friday December 07, 1956

US date format: 12/7/1956, UK date format: 7/12/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 7, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Larry Bird and Iveta Radicova. 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 A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States of America

Bundle of Joy

Bundle of Joy

Directed by: Norman Taurog

Starring: Eddie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, Adolphe Menjou, Tommy Noonan

Man in the Vault

Man in the Vault

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: William Campbell, Karen Sharpe, Anita Ekberg, Berry Kroeger

Zarak

Zarak

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Victor Mature, Michael Wilding, Anita Ekberg, Bonar Colleano

7th Cavalry

7th Cavalry

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale, Jay C. Flippen, Frank Faylen

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Just Walkin' In The Rain
  2. - The Green Door
  3. - Singing The Blues
  4. - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. - Rip It Up

TV Series

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Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Books

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King Of Paris by Guy Endore

King Of Paris

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"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.

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

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First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

The Unicorn And Other Poems by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The Unicorn And Other Poems

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The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans

The Loving Couple

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"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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