Thursday 13 September 1956

US date format: 9/13/1956, UK date format: 13/9/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 13, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alain Ducasse and Geri Jewell. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. The Last Wagon, directed by Delmer Daves, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Noah's Ark.
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Movies

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The Last Wagon

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Susan Kohner, Tommy Rettig

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Death in the Garden

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Simone Signoret, Georges Marchal, Charles Vanel, Michel Piccoli

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Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Country: United States of America

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Back from Eternity

Directed by: John Farrow

Starring: Robert Ryan, Anita Ekberg, Rod Steiger, Phyllis Kirk

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Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Directed by: Anthony Squire

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 September 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
  • RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
  • Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
  • 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
  • Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • In the USA, IBM introduces the IBM 350 Disk File, the first hard drive, as part of the IBM RAMAC 305 computer. The drive features fifty double-sided 24-inch diameter platters, served by one arm and one read/write head. Capacity is about 5MB, and transfer rate is 8800 characters per second.
  • The dike around the Dutch polder East Flevoland is closed.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
  2. Anne Shelton - Lay Down Your Arms
  3. Rockin' Through The Rye - Bill Haley & His Comets
  4. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  5. Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand

Books

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

Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

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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 Age Of Fighting Sail

By: C.S. Forester

No one has been so well equipped as C. S. Forester to dramatize the sea battles of the War of 1812, to characterize the heroes more skillfully, or to comprehend more

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In Search Of Adam

By: Herbert Wendt

This is a new release of the original 1956 edition.

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