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Wednesday 15 February 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hilda Beatriz "Hildita" Guevara and Hitoshi Ogawa. 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. The Conqueror, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cinépanorama.
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TV Series

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

Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Dee Aaker, Tim Considine, David Stollery, Roy Barcroft

Country: United States

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Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Conqueror

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendriz

Country: United States

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The Ladykillers

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates

Country: United States

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The Court Jester

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
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Facts:
  • Pirates and Kansas City Athletics cancel an exhibition game in Birmingham Alabama, because of local ordinance barring black from playing against white
  • Urho Kekkonen is appointed President of Finland.
  • Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Athletics cancel an exhibition game in Birmingham, Alabama, because of local ordinance barring blacks from playing against whites.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1956?

  • Life: Truman and MacArthur
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Juscelino Kubitschek -- Feb. 13, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7448

Books

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

Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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Herblock'S Here And Now

By: Herbert Block

Herbert Block has to be one of our greatest political cartoonists. Here is a great collection of his works during the days of Harry Truman and Dwight Eisenhower in the

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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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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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