Friday 29 June 1956

US date format: 6/29/1956, UK date format: 29/6/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 29, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pedro Santana Lopes and John Delaney. In UK Why Do Fools Fall In Love by Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon was in the top 5 hits. La tercera palabra, directed by Julián Soler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Movies

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La tercera palabra

Directed by: Julián Soler

Starring: Pedro Infante, Marga López, Sara García, Prudencia Grifell

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Somebody Up There Likes Me

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart

Country: United States of America

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Reach for the Sky

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook, Lee Patterson

Country: United States of America

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Frontier Gambler

Directed by: Sam Newfield

Starring: John Bromfield, Coleen Gray, Kent Taylor, Jim Davis

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The King and I

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Man Against Crime

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Opportunity Knocks

Directed by: Donald Petrie

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Adventure Theater

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Panorama

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Lui e lei

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 June 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
  • Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
  • Seychelles - Independence Day.
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Facts:
  • Federal interstate highway system act signed
  • Prime Minister Drees refuses resignation of Queen Juliana (Greet Hofmans)
  • The US Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 is signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System.

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Music Charts

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

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  2. Pat Boone - I'll Be Home
  3. All Star Hit Parade (EP) - Various Artists
  4. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel
  5. I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle Blues - The Goons

Books

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

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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The Rosemary Tree

By: Elizabeth Goudge

"It was not for her to criticize the ways of Almighty God; if He liked to go to all that trouble over the snowflakes, millions and millions of them, their intricate

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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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The Mandarins

By: Simone de Beauvoir

"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

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