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Thursday 9 August 1956

US date format: 8/9/1956, UK date format: 9/8/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Adam Nimoy . In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. These Wilder Years, directed by Roy Rowland, 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 Man Against Crime.
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Movies

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These Wilder Years

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim

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Child in the House

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller

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Away All Boats

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Lex Barker, Julie Adams

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Canyon River

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: George Montgomery, Marcia Henderson, Peter Graves, Richard Eyer

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Storm Center

Directed by: Daniel Taradash

Starring: Bette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim Hunter, Paul Kelly

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TV Series

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

Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Panorama

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Careering with Constance

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Adam Nimoy: American television director, the son of...
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Facts:
  • 1st state-wide, state-supported educational TV network, Alabama
  • Alabama begins the first US state-wide, state-supported educational TV network.
  • South African women demonstrate against pass laws.

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Planetary positions on August 09, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1956 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
  4. Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer
  5. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel

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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Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

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