Thursday July 26, 1956

US date format: 7/26/1956, UK date format: 26/7/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dorothy Hamill and Pierre de Villiers (général). 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 Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Storm Center

Directed by: Daniel Taradash

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

Walk the Proud Land

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

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

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

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

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

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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    Events

  • Egypt seizes Suez Canal.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 1956?


    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  4. All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
  5. I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Man Against Crime

Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

Adventure Theater

Panorama

Lui e lei

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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

Eloise

By: Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel!Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

A Walk On The Wild Side

By: Nelson Algren

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

Afternoon Of An Autocrat

By: Norah Lofts

Hard Cover; Good; No Dust Jacket; Doubleday First Edition / First Printing. Hardcover, Good cloth covered boards with light edge rubbing.


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