Monday February 27, 1956

US date format: 2/27/1956, UK date format: 27/2/1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 27, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Paul Garraud and Éric Dervieu. In UK It's Almost Tomorrow by The Dreamweavers was in the top 5 hits. 1984, directed by Michael Anderson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Surprised By Joy by C.S. Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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1984

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: Edmond O'Brien, Michael Redgrave, Jan Sterling, David Kossoff

Country: United States of America

The Killer Is Loose

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

Starring: Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming, Wendell Corey, Alan Hale Jr.

Backlash

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Richard Widmark, Donna Reed, William Campbell, John McIntire

The Houston Story

Directed by: William Castle

Starring: Gene Barry, Barbara Hale, Edward Arnold, Paul Richards

Jumping for Joy

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

Starring: Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, A.E. Matthews, Tony Wright

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • International Polar Bear Day.
  • Saint Antigone
  • Saint Leander
  • First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
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    Events

  • Female suffrage in Egypt.

    Famous Deaths

  • Frank Dailey: Orchestra leader (Music at Meadowbrook),...
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Music charts

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

E o Vento Levou

My Friend Charles

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Books

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

Surprised By Joy

By: C.S. Lewis

"A young man who wishes to remain a sound Atheist cannot be too careful of his reading. There are traps everywhere .

Island In The Sun

By: Alec Waugh

First published in 1957, this tells of Santa Marta, which to the casual visitor is a sub-tropical paradise, a small sister of Jamaica, Bermuda and Nassau, unmentioned in the colour-splashed brochures

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.

The Search For Bridey Murphy

By: Morey Bernstein

First published in 1956, this classic is still fresh for today's New Age audiences. The tale of Bridey Murphy, the Irish woman who spoke through a hypnotized patient, is documented and

Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley


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