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Friday 15 June 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 15, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Militão Santos and Polly Draper in Palo Alto. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Safari, directed by Terence Young, 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 Opportunity Knocks.
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What the sky looked like on 15 June 1956

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Movies

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Safari

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Victor Mature, Janet Leigh, John Justin, Roland Culver

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The Naked Hills

Directed by: Josef Shaftel

Starring: David Wayne, Keenan Wynn, James Barton, Marcia Henderson

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Gunslinger

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: John Ireland, Beverly Garland, Allison Hayes, Martin Kingsley

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The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

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Trapeze

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

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TV Series

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

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 June 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Commemoration of Evelyn Underhill (Anglican mystic and poet)
  • Roman Catholic Church ? Feast of Saint Germaine Cousin, patron of shepherdesses and of victims of child abuse
  • Roman Catholic Church and some Anglican churches: Corpus Christi (moveable feast, 2006)
  • Saint Vitus' Day ? Vitus Diena held in medieval Latvia
  • Malawi's Freedom Day
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Facts:
  • Eindhoven University of Technology is founded in Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 15, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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The Quiet American

By: Graham Greene

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

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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A Walk On The Wild Side

By: Nelson Algren

With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a

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