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Thursday 9 February 1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Philip Jackson Ford Jr and Phil Ford. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Carousel, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Grand Mademoiselle by Francis Steegmuller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cinépanorama.
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TV Series

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

Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Dee Aaker, Tim Considine, David Stollery, Roy Barcroft

Country: United States

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Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates

Country: United States

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The Court Jester

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Helen of Troy

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podest, Brigitte Bardot

Country: United States

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All That Heaven Allows

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 February 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
  • Saint Ansbert of Rouen
  • Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Philip Jackson Ford Jr: North Carolina, United States -- Basketball player (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Phil Ford: American athlete, pro basketball player from 1978-1985, primarily with the Kansas City Royals.
  • Christophe Girard: French politician, regional councilor for Ile-de-France since 2010 and mayor of the 4th arrondissement of Paris since 2012.
  • Amelia Gossage: American heiress upon the death of her wealthy parents when she was a teen.
  • Margaret Gilmore: South African-English journalist.
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Facts:
  • KHPL (now KWNB) TV channel 6 in Hayes Center, NB (ABC) 1st broadcast
  • R Lacoste follows Catroux as premier of Algeria.

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Books

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The Grand Mademoiselle

By: Francis Steegmuller

Hardback book with dust jacket titled THE GRAND MADEMOISELLE. (1956) - (LL-4)

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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.

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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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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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