Tuesday May 22, 1956

US date format: 5/22/1956, UK date format: 22/5/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Douglas Heyes Jr in Los Angeles and Al Corley. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Proud Ones, directed by Robert D. Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Panorama.
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The Proud Ones

The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

Trapeze

Trapeze

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

It's Never Too Late

It's Never Too Late

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Patrick Barr, Susan Stephen, Guy Rolfe

D-Day the Sixth of June

D-Day the Sixth of June

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien

The Killing

The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • Bob Hope Show, last airs on NBC-TV

Famous Birthday

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - No Other Love
  2. - The Poor People Of Paris
  3. - A Tear Fell
  4. - Rock And Roll Waltz
  5. - Lost John / Stewball

TV Series

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Panorama

Panorama

Lui e lei

Lui e lei

Scaramouche

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Double Cross

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

The Open Mind

The Open Mind

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

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Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah

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O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

A Night To Remember by Walter Lord

A Night To Remember

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The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the Titanic, in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, A Night to Remember remains

Bay Window Bohemia by Oscar Lewis

Bay Window Bohemia

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Bay Window Bohemia: The Brilliang Artistic World Of Gaslit San Fr, by Lewis, Oscar

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.


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