Tuesday 20 November 1956
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 20, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bo Derek and Mark Gastineau.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Jagriti, directed by Satyen Bose, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
- UNICEF - Universal Children's Day
- Vietnam - Teacher's Day (Ngay nha gi�o Vi?t Nam)
- Transgender Day of Remembrance (since 1999) 
- Bo Derek: American actress, making $35,000 and a reputation as the epitome of beauty with her 5'4" perfect shape in the film "10.
- Mark Gastineau: American football player and boxer.
- Mark Gastineau NFL end (New York Jets: Pro Bowl 1981-85).
- Bo Derek in Long Beach: California, USA; actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man).
- Dan Powers: Rock guitarist (Michael Stanley Band).
- Natasha Vlassenko: Russian-Australian pianist and educator.
- Gareth Chilcott: English rugby player.
- Sergei Gayevich Severin: Russian Cosmonaut.
- In Yugoslavia, former prime minister Milovan Djilas is arrested after he criticizes Josip Broz Tito.
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