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Monday 12 March 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 12, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Harris (musician) and Dale Murphy. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Forbidden Planet, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 12 March 1956

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Movies

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Forbidden Planet

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Country: United States

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Raw Edge

Directed by: John Sherwood

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Yvonne De Carlo, Mara Corday, Neville Brand

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Alexander the Great

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones

Country: United States

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Who Done It?

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff, Garry Marsh

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The Man Who Never Was

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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Yo y Tú

Boomtown

Starring: Bill O'Brien

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
  • Flag Day in Venezuela.
  • "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
  • Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
  • Mauritius - National Day.
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Facts:
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average closes above 500 for first time (500.24).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 12, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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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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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 Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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