Tuesday April 17, 1956

US date format: 4/17/1956, UK date format: 17/4/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Faye Young and Pillow [Therese Joan Bell]. In UK The Poor People Of Paris by Winifred Atwell was in the top 5 hits. Our Miss Brooks, directed by Al Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Memoirs by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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Movies

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Our Miss Brooks

Directed by: Al Lewis

Starring: Eve Arden, Gale Gordon, Don Porter, Robert Rockwell

The Creature Walks Among Us

Directed by: John Sherwood

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Rex Reason, Leigh Snowden, Gregg Palmer

Country: United States of America

A Kiss Before Dying

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Virginia Leith, Joanne Woodward

The Swan

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones, Fredric March, Marisa Pavan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 17, 1956?


    Holidays

  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
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    Events

  • Kominform disbands
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of April 17, 1956?


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

The Tony Hancock Show

Starring: Tony Hancock, Clive Dunn, John Vere, June Whitfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

ARD-Fernsehlotterie - Ein Platz an der Sonne

Melodie der Welt

Chirorin mura to kurumi no ki

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Memoirs

By: Harry S. Truman

In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

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.

Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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

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.


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