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Saturday 28 April 1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 28, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jimmy Barnes and Jeremy John Beadle. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Harder They Fall, directed by Mark Robson, 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 Scaramouche.
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What the sky looked like on 28 April 1956

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Movies

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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States

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The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Country: United States

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The Last Hunt

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget

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The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, Victoria Shaw, James Whitmore

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Robert Lewis

Starring: Bing Crosby, Donald O'Connor, Zizi Jeanmaire, Mitzi Gaynor

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TV Series

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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A Show Called Fred

Starring: Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Graham Stark, Kenneth Connor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's the Law

The Tony Hancock Show

Starring: Tony Hancock, Clive Dunn, John Vere, June Whitfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
  • National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
  • Peter Chanel
  • Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
  • Luchesius
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jimmy Barnes: Scottish-Australian rock singer-songwriter whose career both as a solo performer and as the lead vocalist with the rock band Cold Chisel has made him one of the most popular and best-selling Australian music artists of all time.
  • Jeremy John Beadle: Writer / broadcaster.
  • Paul S Lockhart in Amarillo: Texas, USA; Major US Air Force/astronaut.
  • Matthew Davis: American noted family, the son of actress Marilyn Maxwell and writer-producer Jerome Davis; his mom's third marriage (1954-60.
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Facts:
  • Reds Frank Robinson hits his 1st of 586 HRs
  • Last French troops leave Vietnam.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 28, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit

By: Sloan Wilson

Universally acclaimed when first published in 1955, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit captured the mood of a generation. Its title — like Catch-22 and Fahrenheit 451 — has become a part of America's cultural vocabulary.

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The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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Harry Of Monmouth

By: A.M. Maughan

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