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Sunday 11 November 1956, Veteran's Day

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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. The Sharkfighters, directed by Jerry Hopper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Air Power.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Sharkfighters

Directed by: Jerry Hopper

Starring: Victor Mature, Karen Steele, James Olson

Country: United States

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Love Me Tender

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley

Country: United States

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Friendly Persuasion

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins

Country: United States

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I Vitelloni

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Alberto Sordi, Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi

Country: United States

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Around the World in Eighty Days

Directed by: Michael Anderson

Starring: David Niven, Cantinflas, Finlay Currie

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 November 1956 ?

  • 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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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The Mandarins

By: Simone de Beauvoir

"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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A Single Pebble

By: John Hersey

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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