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Sunday 29 April 1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position 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 Power Of Positive Thinking by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Scaramouche.
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What the sky looked like on 29 April 1956

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Movies

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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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The Last Hunt

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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

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The Eddy Duchin Story

Directed by: George Sidney

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

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Robert Lewis

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

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TV Series

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Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

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Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 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).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • WLUC TV channel 6 in Marquette, MI (CBS / NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • WWBT TV channel 12 in Richmond, VA (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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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.

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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 Quiet American

By: Graham Greene

Graham Greene's classic exploration of love, innocence, and morality in Vietnam"I never knew a man who had better motives for all the trouble he caused," Graham Greene's narrator Fowler remarks of

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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.

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