Thursday November 08, 1956

US date format: 11/8/1956, UK date format: 8/11/1956

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 8, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Beverly Klass and Richard Curtis. 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. A Man Escaped, directed by Robert Bresson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

The Mountain

The Mountain

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor, William Demarest

Gun the Man Down

Gun the Man Down

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

Starring: James Arness, Angie Dickinson, Emile Meyer, Robert J. Wilke

Love Me Tender

Love Me Tender

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley, Robert Middleton

Country: United States of America

A Woman's Devotion

A Woman's Devotion

Directed by: Paul Henreid

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Janice Rule, Paul Henreid, Rosenda Monteros

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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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How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho!

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Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

Three Saints And A Sinner by Louise Hall Tharp

Three Saints And A Sinner

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Little, Brown, 1956, 1st, Very good., Text clean. No dust jacket. Private bookplate. Light wear. 406 pages. First edition. [Biography, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa Ward, Samuel Ward, Annie Ward] Out-of-print and

Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley

Don'T Go Near The Water

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At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

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.


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