Sunday 27 May 1956

US date format: 5/27/1956, UK date format: 27/5/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 27, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giuseppe Tornatore and Nick Lowery. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Proud Ones, directed by Robert D. Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Bay Window Bohemia by Oscar Lewis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Panorama.
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Movies

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The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

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Trapeze

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

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It's Never Too Late

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Patrick Barr, Susan Stephen, Guy Rolfe

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D-Day the Sixth of June

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien

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The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Panorama

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Lui e lei

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Facts:
  • French raid in Algiers
  • US performs nuclear test at Enwetak (atmospheric tests).

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1956 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Ronnie Hilton - No Other Love
  2. The Poor People Of Paris - Winifred Atwell
  3. Teresa Brewer - A Tear Fell
  4. Kay Starr - Rock And Roll Waltz
  5. Lost John / Stewball - Lonnie Donegan

Books

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

Bay Window Bohemia

By: Oscar Lewis

Bay Window Bohemia: The Brilliang Artistic World Of Gaslit San Fr, by Lewis, Oscar

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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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Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a

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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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