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Tuesday 11 December 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 11, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lani Brockman and Andrew Lansley. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Baby Doll, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 11 December 1956

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Movies

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

Baby Doll

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach, Mildred Dunnock

Country: United States

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The Wrong Man

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone

Country: United States

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Directed by: Jean Delannoy

Starring: Gina Lollobrigida, Anthony Quinn, Jean Danet, Alain Cuny

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Sissi - Die junge Kaiserin

Directed by: Ernst Marischka

Starring: Romy Schneider, Karlheinz Böhm, Magda Schneider, Gustav Knuth

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Dance with Me, Henry

Directed by: Charles Barton

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Gigi Perreau, Rusty Hamer

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TV Series

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

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Anti-Russian demonstrations in Stettin and Wroclaw, Poland.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 11, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray
  2. The Green Door - Frankie Vaughan
  3. Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
  4. Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. Rip It Up - Bill Haley & His Comets

Books

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

Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

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The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

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This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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