Wednesday 14 November 1956
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kenneth D Bowersox in Portsmouth Virginia USA Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut (sk and Alec John.
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 A Single Pebble by John Hersey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Air Power.
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- India - Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru: Children's Day
- United States - National Children's Book Week begins
- Roman festivals - Equorum Probatio
- Kenneth D Bowersox in Portsmouth Virginia USA Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut (sk: STS-50).
- Alec John: Such; rocker (Bon Jovi - "You Give Love a Bad Name").
- Peter R de Vries: Dutch crime reporter.
- Peter DeVries: Dutch journalist who researched the murder of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba.
- Francis Miquel: French sommelier, who worked at Hôtel de France in Auch.
- Riikka Uosukainen: Finnish TV news anchor.
- Babette Babich: American philosopher author and scholar
- Avi Cohen: Israeli footballer and manager (d. 2010)
- Peter de Vries: Dutch journalist and producer
- Steve Stockman: American accountant and politician
- Hungarian revolt put down
- Fighting ends in Hungary.
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