Thursday 22 November 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
The Teahouse of the August Moon, directed by Daniel Mann, 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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- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
- Astrology: usually the first day of sun sign Sagittarius
- Lawrence Gowan: Scottish-Canadian singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Styx).
- Richard Kind: American actor.
- Ron Randall: American author and illustrator.
- Vincent Giafferi: French criminal (Caillaux / Landru).
- 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
- Bill Sharman (Boston) begins NBA free throw streak of 55 games
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