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Monday 27 February 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Éric Dervieu and Jean-Paul Garraud. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Doctor at Sea, directed by Ralph Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jane Eyre.
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Movies

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

Doctor at Sea

Directed by: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Brenda De Banzie, Brigitte Bardot

Country: United States

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The Conqueror

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: John Wayne, Susan Hayward, Pedro Armendriz

Country: United States

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The Ladykillers

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Peter Sellers, Cecil Parker

Country: United States

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Carousel

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell

Country: United States

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Strange Stories

Starring: Robert Armstrong

Country: United States

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Vampira

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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The Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Dee Aaker, Tim Considine, David Stollery, Roy Barcroft

Country: United States

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Grand Ole Opry

Starring: Eddie Hill, Minnie Pearl, Rod Brasfield

Country: United States

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The People's Choice

Written by: Irving Brecher

Starring: Jackie Cooper, Patricia Breslin, Bernadette, Mary Jane Croft

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 February 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
  • Saint Honorine
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank Dailey: Orchestra leader (Music at Meadowbrook), dies at 54.
Facts:
  • Female suffrage in Egypt.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Earliest society
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Holden -- Feb. 27, 1956
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7450

Books

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

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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The Tontine

By: Thomas B. Costain

The Tontine (Volume 2)

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Ten North Frederick

By: John O'Hara

The National Book Award–winning novel by the writer whom Fran Lebowitz called “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald”Joe Chapin led a storybook life. A successful small-town lawyer with a beautiful wife, two over-achieving children, and aspirations to be president, he seemed ...

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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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