Sunday May 13, 1956

US date format: 5/13/1956, UK date format: 13/5/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 13, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christine Bravo and Jean-Luc Bigeon. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lui e lei.
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Movies

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The Killing

The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States of America

The Searchers

The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Country: United States of America

Great Day in the Morning

Great Day in the Morning

Directed by: Jacques Tourneur

Starring: Virginia Mayo, Robert Stack, Ruth Roman, Alex Nicol

Good-bye, My Lady

Good-bye, My Lady

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

The Harder They Fall

The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States of America

history

Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
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Events

  • Pachyderm Building at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens

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Famous Deaths

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - No Other Love
  2. - The Poor People Of Paris
  3. - A Tear Fell
  4. - Rock And Roll Waltz
  5. - Lost John / Stewball

TV Series

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Lui e lei

Lui e lei

Scaramouche

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Double Cross

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

Vampira Returns

Vampira Returns

The Children's Television Caravan

The Children's Television Caravan

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Never A Dull Moment by Marguerite Cassini

Never A Dull Moment

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Describing the Countess Cassini, The Los Angeles Herald (April, 1902) stated, 'Like a jewel, too she brightens up the big rich rooms of this aristocratic official household and gives that feminine

The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman

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Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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

A Night To Remember by Walter Lord

A Night To Remember

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The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains


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