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Wednesday 19 September 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position 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. Teenage Wolfpack, directed by Georg Tressler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Walk On The Wild Side by Nelson Algren was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching David Copperfield.
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What the sky looked like on 19 September 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Teenage Wolfpack

Directed by: Georg Tressler

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

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Toward the Unknown

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

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

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The Last Wagon

Directed by: Delmer Daves

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

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Death in the Garden

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

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

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Attack

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Jack Palance, Lee Marvin, Eddie Albert, Robert Strauss

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Man Against Crime

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The Gale Storm Show: Oh! Susanna

Written by: Lee Karson

Starring: Gale Storm, Zasu Pitts, Roy Roberts, James Fairfax

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 September 1956 ?

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)
  • Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
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Facts:
  • 1st International conference of black writers and artists meets (Sorbonne)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 19, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
  2. Anne Shelton - Lay Down Your Arms
  3. Rockin' Through The Rye - Bill Haley & His Comets
  4. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  5. Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand

Books

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

A Walk On The Wild Side

By: Nelson Algren

With its depictions of the downtrodden prostitutes, bootleggers, and hustlers of Perdido Street in the old French Quarter of 1930s New Orleans, A Walk in the Wild Side has found a

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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

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.

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The Crucial Decade

By: Eric F. Goldman

USED. PB in acceptable condition. Wear to covers/edges/spine. Yellowing and some minor staining to pages. GREAT WORKING COPY!

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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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