Friday November 02, 1956

US date format: 11/2/1956, UK date format: 2/11/1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart 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 King Of Paris by Guy Endore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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The Sharkfighters

The Sharkfighters

Directed by: Jerry Hopper

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

Country: United States of America

Death of a Scoundrel

Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

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

You Can't Run Away from It

You Can't Run Away from It

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Beyond Mombasa

Beyond Mombasa

Directed by: George Marshall

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

The Brave One

The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

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

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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • Israel captures Gaza and Sheham.

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Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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King Of Paris by Guy Endore

King Of Paris

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"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor

The Last Hurrah

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O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story

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A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan

A Certain Smile

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Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

A Single Pebble by John Hersey

A Single Pebble

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A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.


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