Tuesday 20 November 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 November 1956 ?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Bo Derek: American actress, making $35,000 and a reputation as the epitome of beauty with her 5'4" perfect shape in the film "10.
- Dan Powers: Rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band).
- Sergei Gayevich Severin: Russian Cosmonaut.
- Bo Derek in Long Beach: California, USA; actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man).
- Gareth Chilcott: English rugby player.
- Mark Gastineau: American football player and boxer
- Natasha Vlassenko: Russian-Australian pianist and educator
- Mark Gastineau NFL end (New York Jets: Pro Bowl 1981-85).
- In Yugoslavia, former prime minister Milovan Djilas is arrested after he criticizes Josip Broz Tito.
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