Saturday March 10, 1956

US date format: 3/10/1956, UK date format: 10/3/1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 10, 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 Alan Trefler and Mitchell Lichtenstein. 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Anastasia
  • Saint Macharius (d.335)
  • Saint John Ogilvie (died 1615)
  • Saint Himelin
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Events

  • Peter Twiss sets new world air record 1,132 mph (1,823 kph).
  • General strike in Cyprus protesting exile of archbishop Makarios.

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Movies

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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

Backlash

Backlash

Directed by: John Sturges

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

The Houston Story

The Houston Story

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Gene Barry, Barbara Hale, Edward Arnold, Paul Richards

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Music charts

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TV Series

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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

Days to next March 10

If March 10, 1956 is your birthday you're 64 years, 5 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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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