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Wednesday 26 September 1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on September 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Linda Hamilton and Leslie Hamilton. In UK Lay Down Your Arms by Anne Shelton was in the top 5 hits. The Ten Commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Adventures of Hiram Holliday.
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Movies

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The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States

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Tension at Table Rock

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy Malone, Cameron Mitchell, Billy Chapin

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Liane, Jungle Goddess

Directed by: Eduard von Borsody

Starring: Marion Michael, Hardy Krüger, Irene Galter, Peter Mosbacher

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Teenage Wolfpack

Directed by: Georg Tressler

Starring: Horst Buchholz, Karin Baal, Christian Doermer, Jo Herbst

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Toward the Unknown

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith, Charles McGraw

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TV Series

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The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States

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David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

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Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

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The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Man Against Crime

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Historical Events

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  • Lucien Febvre: French historian, a leading figure from the time of his thesis in 1911.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 26, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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A Certain Smile

By: Francoise Sagan

Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

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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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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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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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