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Friday 19 October 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sunny Deol and Sunny Deol. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. The Brave One, directed by Irving Rapper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Beyond The Black Stump by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Other Man.
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What the sky looked like on 19 October 1956

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Movies

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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

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Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone

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Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

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TV Series

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

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

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David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Isham Jones: American saxophonist composer and bandleader (d. 1956).
Facts:
  • The Soviet Union and Japan sign a Joint Declaration, officially ending the state of war between the two countries that had existed since August 1945.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Beyond The Black Stump

By: Nevil Shute

The deepest darkest wilds of the Austrailan outback is the sun-baked setting for Nevil Shute’s novel of a romance that is tested by the differences between two young people’s home lives.

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A Thing Of Beauty

By: A.J. Cronin

In his celebrated novel THE CITADEL, A. J. Cronin wrote of a dedicated man of medicine; in THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM he wrote the compelling story of a man of

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An Historian'S Approach To Religion

By: Arnold Joseph Toynbee

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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