Friday March 09, 1956

US date format: 3/9/1956, UK date format: 9/3/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Shashi Tharoor and Mark McDonough. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. The Man Who Never Was, directed by Ronald Neame, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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The Man Who Never Was

The Man Who Never Was

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin

Country: United States of America

Othello

Othello

Directed by: Sergei Yutkevich

Starring: Sergey Bondarchuk, Irina Skobtseva, Andrei Popov, Vladimir Soshalsky

1984

1984

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling, David Kossoff

Country: United States of America

The Killer Is Loose

The Killer Is Loose

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

Backlash

Backlash

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

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Holidays

  • Saint Frances of Rome.
  • Belize - Baron Bliss Day.
  • Saint Gregory of Nyssa

Events

  • Weather forecasting phone line set up in London England

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Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Here and Now

Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Directed by: John Guillermin

Boomtown

Boomtown

Starring: Bill O'Brien

Country: United States of America

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An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden

An Episode Of Sparrows

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An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara

Ten North Frederick

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The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed …

The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain

The Tontine

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The Tontine (Volume 2)

Herblock'S Here And Now by Herbert Block

Herblock'S Here And Now

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Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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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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