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Sunday 9 September 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary C Kennedy and Trace DeMeyer. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Attack, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Beyond The Black Stump by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Black Tulip.
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Movies

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Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Country: United States

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Back from Eternity

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Phyllis Kirk

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Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Country: United States

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War and Peace

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
  • Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
  • California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
  • Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
  • Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mary C Kennedy
  • Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky: Russia -- Colonel / Cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12).
  • Trace DeMeyer: American Shawnee-Cherokee multi-genre author, artist, poet and journalist, also known as Laura Jean Thrall-Bland.
  • Courtney Hill: American noted family, the fifth child, second daughter of Ethel and Robert Kennedy.
  • Elena Mazzetti Soler: Peruvian doctor who was Minister of the Interior from 2006 to 2007, being the first woman in Peru to reach that title.
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Facts:
  • 70th US Womens Tennis: Shirley J Fry beats Althea Gibson (63 64)
  • 76th US Mens Tennis: Ken Rosewall beats Lewis Hoad (46 62 63 63)
  • African Party for Liberation of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde forms
  • Elvis Presley appears on national TV for first time (Ed Sullivan Show).
  • Elvis Presley appears on ''The Ed Sullivan Show'' for the first time.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
  2. Anne Shelton - Lay Down Your Arms
  3. Rockin' Through The Rye - Bill Haley & His Comets
  4. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  5. Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Beyond The Black Stump

By: Nevil Shute

The deepest darkest wilds of the Austrailan outback is the sun-baked setting for Nevil Shute’s novel of a romance that is tested by the differences between two young people’s home lives.

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The Age Of Fighting Sail

By: C.S. Forester

No one has been so well equipped as C. S. Forester to dramatize the sea battles of the War of 1812, to characterize the heroes more skillfully, or to comprehend more

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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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