Tuesday July 24, 1956

US date format: 7/24/1956, UK date format: 24/7/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 24, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alima Boumediene-Thiery and Charlie Crist. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Storm Center, directed by Daniel Taradash, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Coast Of Maine by Louise Dickinson Rich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Storm Center

Storm Center

Directed by: Daniel Taradash

Starring: Bette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim Hunter, Paul Kelly

Walk the Proud Land

Walk the Proud Land

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Anne Bancroft, Pat Crowley, Charles Drake

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Country: United States of America

Girls in Prison

Girls in Prison

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Richard Denning, Joan Taylor, Adele Jergens, Helen Gilbert

Fire Maidens of Outer Space

Fire Maidens of Outer Space

Directed by: Cy Roth

Starring: Anthony Dexter, Susan Shaw, Paul Carpenter, Harry Fowler

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
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Events

  • Dodgers lose to the Reds, 2-1, playing in Jesey City

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I'll Be Home
  2. - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. - Heartbreak Hotel
  4. - All Star Hit Parade (EP)
  5. - I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues

TV Series

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Man Against Crime

Man Against Crime

Opportunity Knocks

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Adventure Theater

Adventure Theater

Panorama

Panorama

Lui e lei

Lui e lei

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Books

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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.

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

A Walk On The Wild Side by Nelson Algren

A Walk On The Wild Side

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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

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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.


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