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Sunday 17 June 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kelly Lee Curtis and Chi-chi Nwanoku. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Safari, directed by Terence Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Opportunity Knocks.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Safari

Directed by: Terence Young

Starring: Victor Mature, Janet Leigh, John Justin, Roland Culver

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The Naked Hills

Directed by: Josef Shaftel

Starring: David Wayne, Keenan Wynn, James Barton, Marcia Henderson

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Gunslinger

Directed by: Roger Corman

Starring: John Ireland, Beverly Garland, Allison Hayes, Martin Kingsley

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The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

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Trapeze

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

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TV Series

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

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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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

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The Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

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Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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