Tuesday October 16, 1956

US date format: 10/16/1956, UK date format: 16/10/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 16, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marin Alsop and Andy Kindler. 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 Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Other Man.
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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

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

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

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

Country: United States of America

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

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

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

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

Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

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  • William J Brennan Jr becomes a US Supreme Court Justice.
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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States of America

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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

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Books

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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

The Mandarins

By: Simone de Beauvoir

"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

King Of Paris

By: Guy Endore

"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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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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