Tuesday October 23, 1956

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

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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 23, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. 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 An Historian'S Approach To Religion by Arnold Joseph Toynbee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Give Us This Day.
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Movies

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Death of a Scoundrel

Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

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

You Can't Run Away from It

You Can't Run Away from It

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Beyond Mombasa

Beyond Mombasa

Directed by: George Marshall

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

The Brave One

The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

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

The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus

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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)
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Events

  • First video recording on magnetic tape televised in USA, coast-to-coast.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Give Us This Day

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho!

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Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

A Single Pebble by John Hersey

A Single Pebble

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A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone

Men To Match My Mountains

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A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.


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