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Tuesday 16 October 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James H Newman and Meg Rosoff. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. I Vitelloni, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Beyond The Black Stump by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tales of the 77th Bengal Lancers.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

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The Jonathan Winters Show

Starring: Jonathan Winters

Country: United States

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Movies

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

I Vitelloni

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi

Country: United States

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie

Country: United States

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Giant

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean

Country: United States

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. de Mille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter

Country: United States

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Tea and Sympathy

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Love Me Tender with Elvis Presley premieres
  • William J Brennan Jr becomes a US Supreme Court Justice.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Elizabeth Taylor
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Herman Tamadge -- Oct. 15, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7483

Books

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

Beyond The Black Stump

By: Nevil Shute

The deepest darkest wilds of the Austrailan outback is the sun-baked setting for Nevil Shute’s novel of a romance that is tested by the differences between two young people’s home lives.

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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.

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A Thing Of Beauty

By: A.J. Cronin

In his celebrated novel THE CITADEL, A. J. Cronin wrote of a dedicated man of medicine; in THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM he wrote the compelling story of a man of

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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.

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