Sunday September 09, 1956

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 9, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Sir Lancelot.
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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)
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Events

  • 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).
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Movies

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Attack

Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

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

Country: United States of America

Back from Eternity

Back from Eternity

Directed by: John Farrow

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

Bus Stop

Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

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

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: King Vidor

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

Country: United States of America

The Burning Hills

The Burning Hills

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Skip Homeier, Eduard Franz

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Directed by: Anthony Squire

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

Man Against Crime

Man Against Crime

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Twenty-One

Twenty-One

Days to next September 09

If September 09, 1956 is your birthday you're 63 years, 11 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 28 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

Beyond The Black Stump by Nevil Shute

Beyond The Black Stump

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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.

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.

The Age Of Fighting Sail by C.S. Forester

The Age Of Fighting Sail

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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

A Walk On The Wild Side by Nelson Algren

A Walk On The Wild Side

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With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a


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