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Monday 30 July 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 30, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Delta Burke and Anita Hill. In UK Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) by Doris Day was in the top 5 hits. Canyon River, directed by Harmon Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Man Against Crime.
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Movies

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Canyon River

Directed by: Harmon Jones

Starring: George Montgomery, Marcia Henderson, Peter Graves, Richard Eyer

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Storm Center

Directed by: Daniel Taradash

Starring: Bette Davis, Brian Keith, Kim Hunter, Paul Kelly

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Walk the Proud Land

Directed by: Jesse Hibbs

Starring: Audie Murphy, Anne Bancroft, Pat Crowley, Charles Drake

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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers

Directed by: Fred F. Sears

Starring: Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor, Donald Curtis, Morris Ankrum

Country: United States

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Girls in Prison

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Richard Denning, Joan Taylor, Adele Jergens, Helen Gilbert

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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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Lui e lei

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Vanuatu - Independence Day
  • St. Julitta (a martyr)
  • St. Sennen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
Famous Birthdays:
  • Delta Burke: American actress and television star of the ensemble cast "Designing Women" from 1986-91.
  • Anita Hill: American legal professor, a former aide to attorney Clarence Thomas in the early '80s.
  • Alfredo Stranieri: Italian serial killer (naturalized French in 1982), who met his victims through newspaper ads in which he advertized himself as a potential buyer of used cars.
  • Delta Burke in Orlando: Florida, USA; actress (Suzanne - Designing Women).
  • Soraida Martinez: American painter, creator of Verdadism.
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Facts:
  • US motto In God We Trust authorized
  • "In God We Trust" is established as the U.S. national motto.

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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 July 1956 ?

Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Whatever Will Be Will Be (Que Sera Sera) - Doris Day
  2. Teenagers featuring Frankie Lymon - Why Do Fools Fall In Love
  3. Tony Martin - Walk Hand In Hand
  4. Sweet Old-Fashioned Girl - Teresa Brewer
  5. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel

Books

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

Imperial Woman

By: Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman is the fictionalized biography of the last Empress in China, Ci-xi, who began as a concubine of the Xianfeng Emperor and on his death became the de facto head

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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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A Single Pebble

By: John Hersey

A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.

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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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