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Monday 7 May 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 7, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jan Peter Balkenende and Dominique Lefebvre. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck 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 7 May 1956

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Movies

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The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States

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The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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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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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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Vampira Returns

The Children's Television Caravan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jan Peter Balkenende: Prime Minister of the Netherlands.
  • Dominique Lefebvre: French politician, the Socialist deputy of the tenth district of Val-d'Oise, Member of the Finance Committee since June 2012, vice president of the group SRC responsible for finance, mayor of Cergy from 1996 to 2013, and president of the Community Cergy-Pontoise agglomeration since 2001.
  • Calum MacDonald: Scottish politician and Member of Parliament, the Labour representative of the Western Isles, returned at General Election 6/11/1987.
  • Ray Fernandez: American wrestler (Born 1957).
  • Nicholas Hytner: English director and producer.
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Facts:
  • New York Giants' Bill White homers in his first at bat.
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
  • Battle at Oran, Algeria, kills 300.

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Planetary positions on this day

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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 ?

Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

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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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The Secret Of The Hittites

By: C.W. Ceram

Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

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The Quiet American

By: Graham Greene

Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of

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