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Tuesday 20 March 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 20, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Catherine Ashton and Anne Donahue. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. Patterns, directed by Fielder Cook, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 20 March 1956

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Movies

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Patterns

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Van Heflin, Everett Sloane, Ed Begley, Beatrice Straight

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Jubal

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine, Rod Steiger, Valerie French

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Tribute to a Bad Man

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: James Cagney, Don Dubbins, Stephen McNally, Irene Papas

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Red Sundown

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Martha Hyer, Dean Jagger, Robert Middleton

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Indestructible Man

Directed by: Jack Pollexfen

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Max Showalter, Marian Carr, Ross Elliott

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TV Series

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Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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The Wakey Wakey Tavern

Starring: Billy Cotton, Kathie Kay, Alan Breeze, The Leslie Roberts Silhouettes

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

O Cavaleiro de Pardaillan

Captain Video and His Cartoon Rangers

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Feast of St. Cuthbert, patron saint of Northumbria (died 704)
  • Saint Alexandra
  • Saint Herbert (died 687)
  • Canberra Day
  • Meat Out Day
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Facts:
  • 156-day strike against Westinghouse ends
  • Union workers ended a 156-day strike at Westinghouse Electric Corp
  • Mount Bezymianny on Kamchatka Peninsula (USSR) explodes.
  • Tunisia gains independence from France.
  • E Ochab succeeds Beirut as first Secretary of Polish CP.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 20, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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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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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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The Atlantic Battle Won

By: Samuel Eliot Morison

This spectacular fifteen-volume series that charts the U.S. Naval operations during World War II with an insider's perspective. Morison, a Harvard professor, was given a special rank and writing post by

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