Sunday November 18, 1956

US date format: 11/18/1956, UK date format: 18/11/1956

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include François Deluga and Warren Moon. 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 Single Pebble by John Hersey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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Odongo

Directed by: John Gilling

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

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

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

Country: United States of America

The Mountain

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

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

Gun the Man Down

Directed by: Andrew V. McLaglen

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

Love Me Tender

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 18, 1956?


    Holidays

  • Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
  • Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
  • Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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    Events

  • Morocco gains independence
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Music charts

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Sport Games on November 18, 1956

Sport Games on November 18, 1956


    NFL

    American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Detroit Lions : 3 - 27
  • Chicago Cardinals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 7 - 14
  • Cleveland Browns - Philadelphia Eagles : 16 - 0
  • Los Angeles Rams - Chicago Bears : 21 - 30
  • New York Giants - Washington Redskins : 7 - 33
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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.

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,

This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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Our Valiant Few

By: F Van Wyck Mason

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