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Sunday 15 April 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position 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 The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale 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

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

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

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The Swan

Directed by: Charles Vidor

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

Country: United States

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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

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The Black Tent

Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst

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

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Mohawk

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Scott Brady, Rita Gam, Neville Brand, Lori Nelson

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TV Series

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki

Opportunity Murder

Rex Milligan

The Winifred Atwell Show

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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
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • Marlene Bauer wins LPGA Babe Didrikson-Zaharias Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 15, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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.

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Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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