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Friday 2 November 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 2, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kitt Reuter-Foss and Peter Mullan. 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. The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Love Or Perish by Smiley Blanton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 2 November 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Sharkfighters

Directed by: Jerry Hopper

Starring: Victor Mature, Karen Steele, James Olson, Philip Coolidge

Country: United States

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Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

Starring: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

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You Can't Run Away from It

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: June Allyson, Jack Lemmon, Charles Bickford, Paul Gilbert

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Beyond Mombasa

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Donna Reed, Leo Genn, Ron Randell

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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Kitt Reuter-Foss: American mezzo soprano opera singer with an operatic repertoire that includes the roles of "Suzuki" in Madame Butterfly" and "Flora" in "La Traviata," as well as performances in "Rigoletto," "Cosi Fan Tutte" and "The Ghosts of Versailles.
  • Peter Mullan: Scottish actor.
  • Dale Brown: American author and pilot.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Israel captures Gaza and Sheham.
  • Hungary appeals for United Nations assistance against Soviet invasion.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 02, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

Love Or Perish [Paperback] [May 26, 2012] Blanton, Smiley

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

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The Ninth Wave

By: Eugene Burdick

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