Sunday 4 November 1956
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to The Green Door by Jim Lowe.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Friendly Persuasion, directed by William Wyler, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
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- Jeff Watson: Rock guitarist (Night Ranger).
- Tom Greenhalgh: Swedish singer-songwriter (The Mekons).
- James Honeyman-Scott: English guitarist and songwriter (The Pretenders) (Born 1956).
- Jordan Rudess: American keyboard player and songwriter (Dream Theater Liquid Tension Experiment and Dixie Dregs).
- Art[hur] Tatum: US jazz pianist / composer, dies at 46.
- 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest
- Israel captures Straits of Tiran and reach Suez Canal Egypt
- USSR sends tanks into Hungary and threatens to bomb Budapest
- Soviet troops enter Hungary to end the Hungarian revolution against the Soviet Union, that started on October 23. Thousands are killed, more are wounded, and nearly a quarter million leave the country.
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