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Monday 28 May 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 28, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francis Joyon and Dominique Paillé. In UK I'll Be Home by Pat Boone was in the top 5 hits. The Proud Ones, directed by Robert D. Webb, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Scaramouche.
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Movies

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The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo, Jeffrey Hunter, Robert Middleton

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The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray, Vince Edwards, Jay C. Flippen

Country: United States

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Good-bye, My Lady

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Walter Brennan, Phil Harris, Brandon De Wilde, Sidney Poitier

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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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TV Series

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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It Could Be You

Let's Stay Home

Those Kids

Palais Party

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 May 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
  • Francis Joyon: French professional sail boat racer and yachtsman, who holds the record for the fastest single-handed sailing circumnavigation.
  • Dominique Paillé
  • Khaled Mashal
  • Markus Hottinger: Austrian racing driver (d. 1980).
  • Paul Reed: American gay author who wrote the first novel about AIDS, “Facing It,” along with other fiction and nonfiction and sex stories under the pen name of Max Exander.
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Facts:
  • Eisenhower signs farm bill allows government to store agricultural surplus
  • US President Dwight Eisenhower signs farm bill allowing government to store agricultural surplus.
  • Dale Long becomes first to hit homeruns in eight straight games.

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Planetary positions on this day

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1956 ?

Top #4 songs in the UK
  1. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  2. Ronnie Hilton - No Other Love
  3. Lost John / Stewball - Lonnie Donegan
  4. David Whitfield - My September Love

Books

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How To Live 365 Days A Year

By: John A. Schindler

One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

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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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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

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