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Tuesday 24 April 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James A. Winnefeld, Jr. and Richard Sambrook. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Harder They Fall, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Scaramouche.
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What the sky looked like on 24 April 1956

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Movies

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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Country: United States

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The Last Hunt

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget

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The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, Victoria Shaw, James Whitmore

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Robert Lewis

Starring: Bing Crosby, Donald O'Connor, Zizi Jeanmaire, Mitzi Gaynor

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TV Series

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

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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A Show Called Fred

Starring: Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Graham Stark, Kenneth Connor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's the Law

The Tony Hancock Show

Starring: Tony Hancock, Clive Dunn, John Vere, June Whitfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
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Facts:
  • AL ump Frank Umont is 1st to wear glasses in a regular season game

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 24, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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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The Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

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.

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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