Wednesday 24 October 1956

US date format: 10/24/1956, UK date format: 24/10/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Leïla Ben Ali and Denis Labouré. 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 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:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
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Facts:
  • AP names Cin manager Birdie Tebbets as NL Manager of the Year
  • Soviet troops invade Hungary, Imre Nagy becomes Prime Minister of Hungary

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Books

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An Historian'S Approach To Religion

By: Arnold Joseph Toynbee

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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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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

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A Thing Of Beauty

By: A.J. Cronin

In his celebrated novel THE CITADEL, A. J. Cronin wrote of a dedicated man of medicine; in THE KEYS OF THE KINGDOM he wrote the compelling story of a man of

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