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Tuesday 28 February 1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 28, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeanne Mas and Mimí Ardú. 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 An Episode Of Sparrows by Rumer Godden was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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What the sky looked like on 28 February 1956

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Movies

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

1984

Directed by: Michael Anderson

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

Country: United States

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The Killer Is Loose

Directed by: Budd Boetticher

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

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Backlash

Directed by: John Sturges

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

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The Houston Story

Directed by: William Castle

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

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Jumping for Joy

Directed by: John Paddy Carstairs

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

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TV Series

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

Heidi

Directed by: Daniel Ray

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Here and Now

Directed by: Fabien Constant

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Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal

Directed by: Harry R. Sherman

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E o Vento Levou

My Friend Charles

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 February 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
  • Saint Silvana
  • Saint Rufinus
  • Saint Oswald (d. 992)
  • Saint Romanus (died 463)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emile Buisson: French criminal, a gang leader sentenced to death and executed in France.
Facts:
  • 13 die in a train crash in Swampscott, Massachusetts
  • Thirteen die in a train crash in Swampscott, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 28, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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An Episode Of Sparrows

By: Rumer Godden

An emergency meeting of the Mortimer Square Garden Committee has been convened to discuss a most alarming matter: Someone has been digging in the garden and making off with buckets of dirt.

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Aspects Of Love

By: David Garnett

Troubled desire and tangled emotions flowering against the glowing backgrounds of Southern France, Italy and Paris - in perilous defiance of the barriers of age.

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The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.

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Eloise

By: Kay Thompson and Hilary Knight

Meet Eloise, the precocious darling of the Plaza Hotel!Eloise is a little girl who lives at The Plaza Hotel in New York.

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