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Wednesday 18 April 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Roberts and Melody Thomas Scott. 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 Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Double Cross.
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What the sky looked like on 18 April 1956

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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

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The Creature Walks Among Us

Directed by: John Sherwood

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

Country: United States

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A Kiss Before Dying

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

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

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The Swan

Directed by: Charles Vidor

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

Country: United States

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The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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

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TV Series

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
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Facts:
  • Grace Kelly marries Prince Rainier III of Monaco (civil ceremony)
  • Egypt and Israel agree to a cease fire.
  • Maria Desylla-Kapodistria is elected mayor of Corfu and becomes the first female mayor in Greece.
  • British diver Lionel Crabb dives into Portsmouth harbour to investigate a visiting Soviet cruiser and vanishes.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Music Charts

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Books

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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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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

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Harry Of Monmouth

By: A.M. Maughan

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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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