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Tuesday 17 July 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 17, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bryan Trottier and Julie Bishop (femme politique). In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Run for the Sun, directed by Roy Boulting, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Night To Remember by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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What the sky looked like on 17 July 1956

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Movies

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Run for the Sun

Directed by: Roy Boulting

Starring: Richard Widmark, Trevor Howard, Jane Greer, Peter van Eyck

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The Ambassador's Daughter

Directed by: Norman Krasna

Starring: Olivia de Havilland, John Forsythe, Myrna Loy, Adolphe Menjou

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High Society

Directed by: Charles Walters

Starring: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Celeste Holm

Country: United States

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La escondida

Directed by: Roberto Gavaldón

Starring: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Andrés Soler, Arturo Martínez

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It Conquered the World

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: Peter Graves, Beverly Garland, Lee Van Cleef, Sally Fraser

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 July 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
  • Feast Day of St Cynllo
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 17, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1956 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  4. All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
  5. I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons

Books

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

A Night To Remember

By: Walter Lord

The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

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Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

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Bay Window Bohemia

By: Oscar Lewis

Bay Window Bohemia: The Brilliang Artistic World Of Gaslit San Fr, by Lewis, Oscar

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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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