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Friday 22 June 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on June 22, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Derek Forbes and Alfons De Wolf. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. The King and I, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Opportunity Knocks.
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What the sky looked like on 22 June 1956

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Movies

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The King and I

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Country: United States

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Moby Dick

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn, James Robertson Justice

Country: United States

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The Third Key

Directed by: Charles Frend

Starring: Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison, Michael Brooke

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The Fastest Gun Alive

Directed by: Russell Rouse

Starring: Glenn Ford, Jeanne Crain, Broderick Crawford, Russ Tamblyn

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Smiley

Directed by: Anthony Kimmins

Starring: Colin Petersen, Bruce Archer, Ralph Richardson, John McCallum

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TV Series

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Historical Events

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Famous Birthdays:
  • Derek Forbes: Scottish punk rock musician, singer, songwriter and bass guitarist with the group "Simple Minds," formed in Glasgow, 1977.
  • Alfons De Wolf: Belgian cyclist.
  • Tim Russ: American actor director and screenwriter.
  • Darryl Brohman: Australian rugby player and sportscaster.
  • Ron Haslam: English motorcycle racer.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 22, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

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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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The Quiet American

By: Graham Greene

Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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