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Saturday 17 November 1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre-Mathieu Duhamel and Graham Jones. 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. Odongo, directed by John Gilling, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while A Certain Smile by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 17 November 1956

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Odongo

Directed by: John Gilling

Starring: Rhonda Fleming, Macdonald Carey, Juma, Eleanor Summerfield

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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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TV Series

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

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

Which were the important events of 17 November 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs. Colgate)
  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 17, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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A Certain Smile

By: Francoise Sagan

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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King Of Paris

By: Guy Endore

"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.

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The Loving Couple

By: Virginia Rowans

"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

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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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