Monday October 15, 1956

US date format: 10/15/1956, UK date format: 15/10/1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 15, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Brave One, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Other Man.
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The Brave One

The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

Julie

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

Jungle Hell

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
  • Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
  • French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire

Events

  • Pyotr Bolotnikov runs world record 10k (28:42.8)
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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States of America

David Copperfield

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Directed by: Anthony Squire

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan

A Certain Smile

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Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

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.

Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander

Arthritis And Common Sense

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Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone

Men To Match My Mountains

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A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans

The Loving Couple

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"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,


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