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Sunday 11 November 1956, Veteran's Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 11, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ian Craig Marsh and Billy Smith. 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 Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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Movies

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A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

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

Country: United States

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The Mountain

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

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

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Gun the Man Down

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

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

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Love Me Tender

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

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

Country: United States

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The Sharkfighters

Directed by: Jerry Hopper

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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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

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Holidays:
  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
  • Poland - Independence Day (1918)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ian Craig Marsh: England, United Kingdom -- Rocker (Heaven 17-Electric Dreams).
  • Billy Smith: Reidsville, North Carolina -- Country singer (Billy & Terry Smith).
  • Ian Marsh: English guitarist (The Human League Heaven 17 and British Electric Foundation).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Victor Young: Orchestra leader (Milton Berle Show), dies at 56.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 11, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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Love Or Perish

By: Smiley Blanton

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

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Three Saints And A Sinner

By: Louise Hall Tharp

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

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Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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