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Wednesday 11 April 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 Harry Of Monmouth by A.M. Maughan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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What the sky looked like on 11 April 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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

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

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki

Opportunity Murder

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The Winifred Atwell Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 April 1956 ?

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.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 11, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #1 songs in the USA
  1. Perry Como - Juke Box Baby
Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. The Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell
  2. The Dreamweavers - It's Almost Tomorrow
  3. Kay Starr - Rock And Roll Waltz
  4. Only You - The Hilltoppers
  5. Dave King With The Keynotes - Memories Are Made Of This

Books

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

Harry Of Monmouth

By: A.M. Maughan

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

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 ...

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