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Wednesday 12 December 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ana Alicia Ortiz and Sondra Theodore. 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 The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Baby Doll

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes

Country: United States

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The Rainmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack

Country: United States

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Ky

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Beginning of the Irish Republican Army's ''Border Campaign''.
  • Japan becomes a member of the United Nations.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1956?

  • Life: Olympian Morrow
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Wladyslaw Gomulka -- Dec. 10, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7491

Books

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

The Loving Couple

By: Virginia Rowans

"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

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These Thousand Hills

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

A tale of the later Old West

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Water, Water Everywhere

By: Emily Kimbrough

pleasures mishaps and gay adventures during a journey.

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Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

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

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