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Friday 28 December 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vampira.
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What the sky looked like on 28 December 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

C.I.D.

Directed by: Raj Khosla

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

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Edge of the City

Directed by: Martin Ritt

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

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Boots and Saddles

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

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Revolt at Fort Laramie

Directed by: Lesley Selander

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

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The Violent Years

Directed by: William Morgan

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

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TV Series

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

Vampira

Directed by: Joey Romero

Starring: Vampira

Country: United States

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Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 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.
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Facts:
  • Miss Frances [Horwich], last Ding Dong School on NBC-TV

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 28, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

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Books

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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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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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The Wreck Of The Mary Deare

By: Hammond Innes

The battered hulk of a huge ship looms out of the stinging spray of a furious gale. Only one man, half-mad, remains aboard, working without sleep or sustenance to save her

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The New World

By: Winston S. Churchill

The New World is Winston S. Churchill's brilliant re-creation of one of the most fateful periods in English and American history - the two centuries between 1485 and 1688.

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