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Friday 21 September 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 21, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean Dionis du Séjour and Pamela Behr. 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 Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching David Copperfield.
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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 September 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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Facts:
  • Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza García is assassinated.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 21, 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 ?

Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

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