Sunday September 30, 1956

US date format: 9/30/1956, UK date format: 30/9/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 30, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Princess Marie-Esméralda of Belgium and Vondie Curtis-Hall. In UK Lay Down Your Arms by Anne Shelton was in the top 5 hits. The Ten Commandments, directed by Cecil B. DeMille, 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 The Adventures of Hiram Holliday.
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The Ten Commandments

The Ten Commandments

Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille

Starring: Charlton Heston, Yul Brynner, Anne Baxter, Edward G. Robinson

Country: United States of America

Tension at Table Rock

Tension at Table Rock

Directed by: Charles Marquis Warren

Starring: Richard Egan, Dorothy Malone, Cameron Mitchell, Billy Chapin

Plucking the Daisy

Plucking the Daisy

Directed by: Marc Allégret

Starring: Daniel Gélin, Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hirsch, Jacques Dumesnil

Liane, Jungle Goddess

Liane, Jungle Goddess

Directed by: Eduard von Borsody

Starring: Marion Michael, Hardy Krüger, Irene Galter, Peter Mosbacher

Teenage Wolfpack

Teenage Wolfpack

Directed by: Georg Tressler

Starring: Horst Buchholz, Karin Baal, Christian Doermer, Jo Herbst

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
  • September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Translation Day
  • Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
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Events

  • Phillies Robin Roberts gives up a major league record 46th HR

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Sport Games on September 30, 1956

Sport Games on September 30, 1956


NFL

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Baltimore Colts : 21 - 28
  • Cleveland Browns - Chicago Cardinals : 7 - 9
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 20 - 16
  • New York Giants - San Francisco 49ers : 38 - 21
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 27
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TV Series

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The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

The Adventures of Hiram Holliday

Starring: Wally Cox, Ainslie Pryor

Country: United States of America

David Copperfield

David Copperfield

Directed by: Delbert Mann

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Directed by: Anthony Squire

Starring: William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Robert Scroggins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Black Tulip

The Black Tulip

Directed by: Orchard

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Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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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.

Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander

Arthritis And Common Sense

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Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

Gift From The Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Gift From The Sea

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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

Imperial Woman by Pearl S. Buck

Imperial Woman

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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

A Republican Looks At His Party by Arthur Larson

A Republican Looks At His Party

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A key Eisenhower adviser speaks about modern Republicanism.


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