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Sunday 8 April 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christine Boisson and Justin Sullivan. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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What the sky looked like on 8 April 1956

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Movies

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

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The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell

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Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

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Swamp Women

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Marie Windsor, Carole Mathews, Beverly Garland, Mike Connors

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Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

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TV Series

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

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Telephone Time

Starring: John Nesbitt, Frank Baxter

Country: United States

Picture Parade

Calling All Boys

Seu Tintoreto

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
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Facts:
  • 6 marine recruits drown during exercise at Paradise Island, South Carolina
  • Six marine recruits drown during exercise at Paradise Island, South Carolina, USA.
  • 20th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Burke Jr wins, shooting a 289.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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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.

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Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

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Memoirs

By: Harry S. Truman

In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

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