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Wednesday 11 April 1956

US date format: 4/11/1956, UK date format: 11/4/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 11, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Lancaster . In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. A Kiss Before Dying, directed by Gerd Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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Movies

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A Kiss Before Dying

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith, Joanne Woodward

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The Swan

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

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The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell

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Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

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TV Series

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki

Opportunity Murder

Rex Milligan

The Winifred Atwell Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Stanislas
  • Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
  • Saint Godeberta
  • Saint Gemma of Lucca
  • The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrick Lancaster: American abusive husband and homicide victim, he was killed by his wife, a respected physician, on Easter Sunday, April 8, 2007.
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Facts:
  • French government decides to send 200,000 reservists to Algeria.
  • Singer Nat Cole attacked on stage of Birmingham (Alabama) theater by whites.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 11, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

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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