Tuesday 23 October 1956

US date format: 10/23/1956, UK date format: 23/10/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dwight Yoakam and Darrell Pace. In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits. Death of a Scoundrel, directed by Charles Martin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Three Saints And A Sinner by Louise Hall Tharp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Home.
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Movies

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Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

Starring: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

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You Can't Run Away from It

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford, Paul Gilbert

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Beyond Mombasa

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Facts:
  • First video recording on magnetic tape televised in USA, coast-to-coast.
  • Revolt against Stalinist policies begins in Hungary.
  • Thousands of Hungarians protest against the government and Soviet occupation. (The Hungarian Revolution is crushed on November 4).
  • The Hungarian revolution breaks out against the pro-Soviet government. Hungary attempts to leave the Warsaw Pact.

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Books

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Three Saints And A Sinner

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Little, Brown, 1956, 1st, Very good., Text clean. No dust jacket. Private bookplate. Light wear. 406 pages. First edition. [Biography, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa Ward, Samuel Ward, Annie Ward] Out-of-print and

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A Certain Smile

By: Francoise Sagan

Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

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The Loving Couple

By: Virginia Rowans

"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

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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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