Tuesday February 21, 1956

US date format: 2/21/1956, UK date format: 21/2/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 21, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Charles Boustany and Woody Brown in Dayton. In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Great Pretender by The Platters. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. The Killer Is Loose, directed by Budd Boetticher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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The Killer Is Loose

The Killer Is Loose

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

Backlash

Backlash

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

The Houston Story

The Houston Story

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Gene Barry, Barbara Hale, Edward Arnold, Paul Richards

Jumping for Joy

Jumping for Joy

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Starring: Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, A.E. Matthews, Tony Wright

Meet Me in Las Vegas

Meet Me in Las Vegas

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead, Lili Darvas

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
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TV Series

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Heidi

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Here and Now

Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Sheena: Queen of the Jungle

Directed by: John Guillermin

Cinépanorama

Cinépanorama

Starring: François Chalais, France Roche

Country: France

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The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale

The Power Of Positive Thinking

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An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

The Secret Of The Hittites by C.W. Ceram

The Secret Of The Hittites

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Hardcover book is good. Tight binding. Very readable.

Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish

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

The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson

The Edge Of The Sea

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"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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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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