Wednesday September 19, 1956

US date format: 9/19/1956, UK date format: 19/9/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 19, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ann Zacharias and Mark Gearan. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Tea and Sympathy, directed by Vincente Minnelli, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching David Copperfield.
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Tea and Sympathy

Tea and Sympathy

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Deborah Kerr, John Kerr, Leif Erickson, Edward Andrews

Country: United States of America

Teenage Wolfpack

Teenage Wolfpack

Directed by: Georg Tressler

Starring: Horst Buchholz, Karin Baal, Christian Doermer, Jo Herbst

Toward the Unknown

Toward the Unknown

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith, Charles McGraw

The Last Wagon

The Last Wagon

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Richard Widmark, Felicia Farr, Susan Kohner, Tommy Rettig

Death in the Garden

Death in the Garden

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Simone Signoret, Georges Marchal, Charles Vanel, Michel Piccoli

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Holidays

  • Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
  • Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
  • International Talk Like a Pirate Day
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera)
  2. - Lay Down Your Arms
  3. - Rockin' Through The Rye
  4. - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  5. - Walk Hand In Hand

TV Series

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David Copperfield

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Directed by: Anthony Squire

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

Man Against Crime

Man Against Crime

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Books

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Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley

Don'T Go Near The Water

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At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

The Straight And Narrow Path by Honor Tracy

The Straight And Narrow Path

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Clean, bright used copy with tight binding. NEVER a library book./lh

The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir

The Mandarins

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"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

Richard The Third by Paul Murray Kendall

Richard The Third

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"The best biography of Richard III that has been written."―A. L. Rowse, Chicago Tribune Paul Murray Kendall's masterful account of the life of England's King Richard III has remained the standard

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley


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