Wednesday 22 August 1956

US date format: 8/22/1956, UK date format: 22/8/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 22, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Molitor and Jeff Lloyd. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Bus Stop, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Age Of Fighting Sail by C.S. Forester was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Black Tulip.
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Movies

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Bus Stop

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field

Country: United States of America

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War and Peace

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Henry Fonda, Mel Ferrer, Vittorio Gassman

Country: United States of America

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These Wilder Years

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: James Cagney, Barbara Stanwyck, Walter Pidgeon, Betty Lou Keim

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Child in the House

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman, Stanley Baker, Mandy Miller

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Away All Boats

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: Jeff Chandler, George Nader, Lex Barker, Julie Adams

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TV Series

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

The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Nachmittags auf dem Killesberg - Margot Hielscher lädt ein

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • RC feasts - Mary queen of angels
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Facts:
  • Elvis Presley begins filming The Reno Brothers (Love Me Tender)
  • President Eisenhower and VP Nixon renominated by Republican Convention in San Francisco
  • US President Dwight Eisenhower and Vice President Richard Nixon are renominated by Republican convention in San Francisco, California.

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Planetary positions on August 22, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
  4. Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer
  5. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel

Books

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

The Age Of Fighting Sail

By: C.S. Forester

No one has been so well equipped as C. S. Forester to dramatize the sea battles of the War of 1812, to characterize the heroes more skillfully, or to comprehend more

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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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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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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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