Tuesday June 26, 1956

US date format: 6/26/1956, UK date format: 26/6/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Isaak and Véronique Genest. In UK Why Do Fools Fall In Love by Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon was in the top 5 hits. La tercera palabra, directed by Julián Soler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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La tercera palabra

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Sara García, Prudencia Grifell

Somebody Up There Likes Me

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

Reach for the Sky

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Country: United States of America

Frontier Gambler

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: John Bromfield, Coleen Gray, Kent Taylor, Jim Davis

The King and I

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 26, 1956?


    Holidays

  • Saints John and Paul
  • The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
  • Flag Day in Romania
  • Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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    Famous Deaths

  • Clifford Brown: American musician, one of the great jazz...
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Music charts

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


    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  2. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  3. All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
  4. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  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

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

Books

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

Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

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.

Guestward Ho!

By: Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

Song Of America

By: George M. Mardikian

Fascinating Narrative Of An Armenian Immigrant And The Inspiring Meaning He Found In American Way Of Life.

The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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