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Monday 19 March 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alina Castro and Egor Gaidar. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Ikiru, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Boomtown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Boomtown

Starring: Bill O'Brien

Country: United States

Jane Eyre

Starring: Daphne Slater, Stanley Baker, Dorothy Black, Joyce Chancellor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Corky and White Shadow

Starring: Buddy Ebsen, Darlene Gillespie, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Chinook

Country: United States

Camera Three

Starring: James Macandrew

Country: United States

Chevron Hall of Stars

Starring: Don Taylor, James Whitmore, Ted de Corsia, Richard Reeves

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Ikiru

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Takashi Shimura, Nobuo Kaneko, Shin'ichi Himori

Country: United States

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Forbidden Planet

Directed by: Fred McLeod Wilcox

Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles

Country: United States

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Doctor at Sea

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda De Banzie, Brigitte Bardot

Country: United States

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The Conqueror

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendriz

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 March 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Adeltrudis (d.670)
  • Saint Landoald
  • Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain.
  • Roman Catholicism and Church of England - Saint Joseph's Day for Saint Joseph of Nazareth, spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary, stepfather of Jesus; patron saint of Belgium, a good death, carpenters hence also (alternative) Father's Day in Spain, Portugal, Belgium
  • Mojoday in Discordianism
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alina Castro: Havanna, Cuba -- Daughter of Fidel.
  • Egor Gaidar: Russian politician, PM of russia during six months in 1992, grandson of popular soviet author a. gaidar.
  • Yegor Gaidar: Russian economist and politician First Deputy Prime Minister of Russia (d. 2009).
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Facts:
  • Biggest NBA margin of victory: Minnesota Lakers-133, Saint Louis Hawks-75.
  • At age 48, Dutch boxer Bep van Klaveren contests his last match in Rotterdam.

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Music Charts

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in March 1956?

  • Life: Churchill on Britain
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pierre Poujade -- Mar. 19, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7453

Books

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

Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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An Episode Of Sparrows

By: Rumer Godden

An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

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The Tontine

By: Thomas B. Costain

This story of a tontine (a strange and enticing form of gamble, part lottery, part insurance) begins with the day when the battle of Waterloo was fought and ends when the nineteenth century was drawing to a close....

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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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