Friday December 28, 1956

US date format: 12/28/1956, UK date format: 28/12/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 28, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nigel Kennedy and Kenneth Grant. C.I.D., directed by Raj Khosla, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Three Saints And A Sinner by Louise Hall Tharp was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vampira.
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Movies

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C.I.D.

Directed by: Raj Khosla

Starring: Dev Anand, Shakila, Johnny Walker, K.N. Singh

Edge of the City

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire

Boots and Saddles

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Judith Allen, Ronald Sinclair

Revolt at Fort Laramie

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: John Dehner, Gregg Palmer, Frances Helm, Don Gordon

The Violent Years

Directed by: William Morgan

Starring: Jean Moorhead, Barbara Weeks, Art Millan, Theresa Hancock

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 28, 1956?


    Holidays

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.

    Events

  • Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of December 28, 1956?


TV Series

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

Vampira

Directed by: Joey Romero

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States of America

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Three Saints And A Sinner

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Little, Brown, 1956, 1st, Very good., Text clean. No dust jacket. Private bookplate. Light wear. 406 pages. First edition. [Biography, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa Ward, Samuel Ward, Annie Ward] Out-of-print and

Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

By: Edward Streeter

Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little …

The Loving Couple

By: Virginia Rowans

"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead

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