Sunday April 29, 1956

US date format: 4/29/1956, UK date format: 29/4/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 29, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ron Verlin and Sofia Sakorafa. In UK No Other Love by Ronnie Hilton was in the top 5 hits. The Harder They Fall, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Birth Of Britain by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Scaramouche.
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The Harder They Fall

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Doris Day, Brenda de Banzie, Bernard Miles

Country: United States of America

The Last Hunt

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Lloyd Nolan, Debra Paget

The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Tyrone Power, Kim Novak, Victoria Shaw, James Whitmore

Anything Goes

Directed by: Robert Lewis

Starring: Bing Crosby, Donald O'Connor, Zizi Jeanmaire, Mitzi Gaynor

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 29, 1956?


    Holidays

  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
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    Events

  • WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS / NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
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Music charts

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TV Series

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

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

A Show Called Fred

Starring: Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan, Graham Stark, Kenneth Connor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

It's the Law

The Tony Hancock Show

Starring: Tony Hancock, Clive Dunn, John Vere, June Whitfield

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Birth Of Britain

By: Winston S. Churchill

The Birth of Britain is the first volume of A History of the English Speaking Peoples, the immensely popular and eminently readable four-volume work by Winston Churchill.

The Power Of Positive Thinking

By: Norman Vincent Peale

An international bestseller with over five million copies in print, The Power of Positive Thinking has helped men and women around the world to achieve fulfillment in their lives through Dr.

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.

Memoirs

By: Harry S. Truman

In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

Gift From The Sea

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

In this inimitable, beloved classic—graceful, lucid and lyrical—Anne Morrow Lindbergh shares her meditations on youth and age; love and marriage; peace, solitude and contentment as she set them down during a


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