Monday December 31, 1956, NewYear’s Eve

US date format: 12/31/1956, UK date format: 31/12/1956

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It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 31, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lyonel Trouillot and Robert Goodwill. In UK Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford was in the top 5 hits. Giant, directed by George Stevens, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Other Man.
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Giant

Giant

Directed by: George Stevens

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker

Country: United States of America

Between Heaven and Hell

Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

Pillars of the Sky

Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

Julie

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • New Year's Eve on the Gregorian Calendar.

Events

  • Bob Barker makes his TV debut as host of the game show ''Truth or Consequences''.

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Music charts

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The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Give Us This Day

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

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Books

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Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor

Andersonville

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"The greatest of our Civil War novels."—The New York Times. The 1955 Pulitzer Prize-winning story of the Andersonville Fortress and its use as a concentration camp-like prison by the South during the Civil War.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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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.

The Deer Park by Norman Mailer

The Deer Park

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Amid the cactus wilds some two hudred miles from Hollywood lies a privileged oasis called Desert D'Or. It is a place for starlets and would-be starlets, directors, studio execs, and the

Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis

Auntie Mame

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With a wit as sharp as a vodka stinger and a heart as free as her spirit, Auntie Mame burst onto the literary scene in 1955 -- and today remains one of the most unforgettable characters in contemporary fiction.Wildly

The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson

The Edge Of The Sea

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"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces


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