Wednesday May 30, 1956

US date format: 5/30/1956, UK date format: 30/5/1956

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 30, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stéphane Martin and Piero Chiambretti. 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 Harry Of Monmouth by A.M. Maughan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Panorama.
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The Proud Ones

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

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

Trapeze

Directed by: Carol Reed

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado

It's Never Too Late

Directed by: Michael McCarthy

Starring: Phyllis Calvert, Patrick Barr, Susan Stephen, Guy Rolfe

D-Day the Sixth of June

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Robert Taylor, Richard Todd, Dana Wynter, Edmond O'Brien

The Killing

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 30, 1956?


    Holidays

  • Saint Reinhilde
  • Peru ? National Potato Day [1].
  • United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
  • Saint Ferdinand III
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    Events

  • Bus boycott begins in Tallahassee Florida
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of May 30, 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

TV Series

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

Panorama

Lui e lei

Scaramouche

Directed by: George Sidney

Double Cross

Directed by: Armand Gazarian

It Could Be You

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1956?

Books

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

Harry Of Monmouth

By: A.M. Maughan

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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.

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.

Comfort Me With Apples

By: Peter De Vries

A laugh-out-loud novel about teenage pretensions and adult delusions from an author whom the New York Times has called “a Balzac of the station wagon set” Chick Swallow and his best

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

By: Edmund Wilson

159 pp., 8vo.


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