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Monday 13 February 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Peter Hook and Liam Brady. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Great Pretender by The Platters. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Jumping for Joy, directed by John Paddy Carstairs, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Family Of Man by Edward Steichen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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Jumping for Joy

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Starring: Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, A.E. Matthews, Tony Wright

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Des gens sans importance

Directed by: Henri Verneuil

Starring: Jean Gabin, Françoise Arnoul, Pierre Mondy, Yvette Etiévant

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States

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Picnic

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg

Country: United States

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The Lone Ranger

Directed by: Stuart Heisler

Starring: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels, Lyle Bettger, Bonita Granville

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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Jane Eyre

Starring: Daphne Slater, Stanley Baker, Dorothy Black, Joyce Chancellor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Books

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

The Family Of Man

By: Edward Steichen

Hailed as the most successful exhibition of photography ever assembled, The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York in January 1955.

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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Aspects Of Love

By: David Garnett

Troubled desire and tangled emotions flowering against the glowing backgrounds of Southern France, Italy and Paris - in perilous defiance of the barriers of age.

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