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Saturday 19 May 1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 19, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Ford and Steven Ford in East Grand Rapids. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Killing, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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 Lui e lei.
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What the sky looked like on 19 May 1956

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Movies

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The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States

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The Searchers

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Jeffrey Hunter, Vera Miles, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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Good-bye, My Lady

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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The Rosemary Clooney Show

Starring: Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
  • Theophilus of Corte
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Facts:
  • Pirate Dale Long hits 9th-inning HR, 1st HR in 8 straight games
  • 82nd Preakness: Bill Hartack aboard Fabius wins in 1:58.4.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 19, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Ronnie Hilton - No Other Love
  2. The Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell
  3. Teresa Brewer - A Tear Fell
  4. Kay Starr - Rock And Roll Waltz
  5. Lost John / Stewball - Lonnie Donegan

Books

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

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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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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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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Eloise

By: Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel!Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

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