Monday May 07, 1956

US date format: 5/7/1956, UK date format: 7/5/1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart 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 The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lui e lei.
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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 of America

The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

Great Day in the Morning

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol

Good-bye, My Lady

Directed by: William A. Wellman

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

The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 07, 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)
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    Events

  • New York Giants' Bill White homers in his first at bat.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 07, 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

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Lui e lei

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

Vampira Returns

The Children's Television Caravan

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1956?

Books

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

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

The Birth Of Britain

By: Winston S. Churchill

The Birth of Britain is the first volume of A History of the English Speaking Peoples, the immensely popular and eminently readable four-volume work by Winston Churchill.

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.

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.

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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