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Wednesday 8 February 1956

US date format: 2/8/1956, UK date format: 8/2/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Marchesella and Jodie Forrest. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Des gens sans importance, directed by Henri Verneuil, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Something Of Value by Robert Ruark was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Des gens sans importance

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Pierre Mondy, Yvette Etiévant

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Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

Country: United States

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States

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Los gavilanes

Directed by: Vicente Oroná

Starring: Pedro Infante, Lilia Prado, Ana Bertha Lepe, Ángel Infante

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Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

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Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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Alfred Marks Time

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
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Facts:
  • Connie Mack, baseball manager (Philadelphia Athletics, 1901-50), dies at age 93.
  • Mine disaster in Quaregnon, Belgium; eight die.

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Books

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Something Of Value

By: Robert Ruark

Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

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Valley Of The Vines

By: Joy Packer

A novel of strong personal emotions set against stronger family pride

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No Time For Sergeants

By: Mac Hyman

No Time for Sergeants is one of the most successful books of all time. First published in 1954, it has been made into a Broadway Play, several Theatrical Productions, a movie and a long running television series, with several spin-offs.

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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