Sunday April 15, 1956

US date format: 4/15/1956, UK date format: 15/4/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Michael Cooper and Michael Cooper. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. A Kiss Before Dying, directed by Gerd Oswald, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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Movies

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A Kiss Before Dying

A Kiss Before Dying

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith, Joanne Woodward

The Swan

The Swan

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

The Black Tent

The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

Starring: Donald Sinden, Anthony Steel, Anna Maria Sandri, André Morell

Stranger at My Door

Stranger at My Door

Directed by: William Witney

Starring: Macdonald Carey, Patricia Medina, Skip Homeier, Stephen Wootton

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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Events

  • Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Double Cross

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki

Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki

Opportunity Murder

Opportunity Murder

Rex Milligan

Rex Milligan

The Winifred Atwell Show

The Winifred Atwell Show

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

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159 pp., 8vo.

The Quiet American by Graham Greene

The Quiet American

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Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of

Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Eloise

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Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel!Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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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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