Thursday March 15, 1956

US date format: 3/15/1956, UK date format: 15/3/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 15, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clay Matthews . In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Forbidden Planet, directed by Fred M. Wilcox, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Eloise by Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Forbidden Planet

Directed by: Fred M. Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, Warren Stevens

Country: United States of America

Raw Edge

Directed by: John Sherwood

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Yvonne De Carlo, Mara Corday, Neville Brand

Alexander the Great

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones

Country: United States of America

Who Done It?

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff, Garry Marsh

The Man Who Never Was

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Clifton Webb, Gloria Grahame, Robert Flemyng, Josephine Griffin

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • International Day Against Police Brutality
  • Turkey buzzards return to Hinckley, Ohio.
  • Blessed Arnicus of Averbode
  • For corporations in the United States that use the calendar year as their fiscal year, the date on which the corporation must file its corporate income tax return
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    Events

  • My Fair Lady opens at Mark Hellinger Theater in New York City for 2,715 performances.
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Music charts

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

Yo y Tú

Boomtown

Starring: Bill O'Brien

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Eloise

By: Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

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

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

Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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

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.

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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