Tuesday 28 February 1956

US date format: 2/28/1956, UK date format: 28/2/1956

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart 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 The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Heidi.
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Movies

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1984

Directed by: Michael Anderson

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

Country: United States of America

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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

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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)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Thirteen die in a train crash in Swampscott, Massachusetts, USA.
  • Forrester issued a patent for computer core memory.

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Books

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The Edge Of The Sea

By: Rachel Carson

"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

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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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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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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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