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Sunday 24 June 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joe Penny and Michael Coleman. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers, directed by Fred F. Sears, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Joe & Mabel.
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TV Series

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

Joe & Mabel

Directed by: Daniel Petrie

Starring: Larry Blyden, Nita Talbot, Shirl Conway, Norman Fell

The Steve Allen Plymouth Show

Starring: Steve Allen, Gene Rayburn, Skitch Henderson

Country: United States

The Rosemary Clooney Show

Starring: Rosemary Clooney

Country: United States

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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

The Tony Hancock Show

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis

Country: United States

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Seven Samurai

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshir Mifune, Takashi Shimura, Keiko Tsushima

Country: United States

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The King and I

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno

Country: United States

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Moby Dick

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn

Country: United States

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The Great Locomotive Chase

Directed by: Francis Lyon

Starring: Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter, Jeff York

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 June 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Rahmat (Mercy) - First day of the sixth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
Famous Birthdays:
  • Joe Penny: British-American film and TV actor.
  • Michael Coleman: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2014).
  • Owen Paterson: English politician Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.
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Facts:
  • Steve Allen Show, returns on NBC-TV
  • 2nd LPGA Championship won by Marlene Hagge
  • WISC TV channel 3 in Madison, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1956?

  • Life: Air age pilot in plane
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dwight Eisenhower -- June 18, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7466

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Mandarins

By: Simone de Beauvoir

"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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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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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

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.

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