Wednesday October 10, 1956

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

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 10, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Sturrock and Amanda Burton. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Written on the Wind, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Other Man.
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Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

Julie

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

Jungle Hell

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone

Between Heaven and Hell

Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

Pillars of the Sky

Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

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  • Fazal Mahmood takes 13-114 for match vs. Aus, Karachi

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The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States of America

David Copperfield

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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

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Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho!

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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

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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

A Single Pebble by John Hersey

A Single Pebble

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A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.

Richard The Third by Paul Murray Kendall

Richard The Third

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"The best biography of Richard III that has been written."―A. L. Rowse, Chicago Tribune Paul Murray Kendall's masterful account of the life of England's King Richard III has remained the standard

A Republican Looks At His Party by Arthur Larson

A Republican Looks At His Party

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A key Eisenhower adviser speaks about modern Republicanism.


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