Sunday 17 June 1956

US date format: 6/17/1956, UK date format: 17/6/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart 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 The Birth Of Britain by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Opportunity Knocks.
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Movies

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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

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Panorama

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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 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 June 17, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Birth Of Britain

By: Winston S. Churchill

The Birth of Britain is the first volume of A History of the English Speaking Peoples, the immensely popular and eminently readable four-volume work by Winston Churchill.

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Comfort Me With Apples

By: Peter De Vries

A laugh-out-loud novel about teenage pretensions and adult delusions from an author whom the New York Times has called “a Balzac of the station wagon set” Chick Swallow and his best

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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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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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