Thursday 29 November 1956
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hinton Battle and Yvonne Fovargue.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Written on the Wind, directed by Douglas Sirk, 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.
On TV people were watching Air Power.
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- former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Republic Day
- International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
- Israel - Kaftet be-November (commemoration of the U.N. decision in 1947 to partition Palestine)
- Albania - Liberation Day (Dita e �lirimit)
- Brendan of Birr or Brendan the Younger
- Saint Cuthbert Mayne, martyr
- Feast days of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Saturnin
- Denis of the Nativity and Redemptus of the Cross
- Hinton Battle: German-American actor dancer and choreographer.
- Yvonne Fovargue: English lawyer and politician.
- Eric Laakso: American football player (d. 2010).
- Leo Laporte: American television host and author.
- Katrin Saks: Estonian lawyer and politician.
- Bells Are Ringing opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
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