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Wednesday 11 July 1956

US date format: 7/11/1956, UK date format: 11/7/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sela Ward and Robin Renucci. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. High Society, directed by Charles Walters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Movies

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High Society

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

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La escondida

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldón

Starring: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Andrés Soler, Arturo Martínez

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It Conquered the World

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Graves, Beverly Garland, Lee Van Cleef, Sally Fraser

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Santiago

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Alan Ladd, Rossana Podestà, Lloyd Nolan, Chill Wills

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A Strange Adventure

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Joan Evans, Ben Cooper, Marla English, Jan Merlin

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TV Series

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

Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Panorama

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Lui e lei

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Planetary positions on July 11, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  4. All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
  5. I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons

Books

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

The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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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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The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

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