Thursday November 24, 1955

US date format: 11/24/1955, UK date format: 24/11/1955

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It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 1955). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Étienne Liebig and Scott Hoch. In UK Hernando's Hideaway by Johnston Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Crooked Web, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1955 while Memoirs by Harry S. Truman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Snow Queen.
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Movies

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The Crooked Web

The Crooked Web

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: Frank Lovejoy, Mari Blanchard, Richard Denning, John Mylong

A Time to Kill

A Time to Kill

Directed by: Charles Saunders

Starring: Jack Watling, Rona Anderson, John Horsley, Russell Napier

No Smoking

No Smoking

Directed by: Henry Cass

Starring: Reg Dixon, Peter Martyn, Belinda Lee, Lionel Jeffries

Good Morning, Miss Dove

Good Morning, Miss Dove

Directed by: Henry Koster

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Robert Stack, Kipp Hamilton, Robert Douglas

Shack Out on 101

Shack Out on 101

Directed by: Edward Dein

Starring: Terry Moore, Frank Lovejoy, Keenan Wynn, Lee Marvin

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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Music charts

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Sport Games on November 24, 1955

Sport Games on November 24, 1955


NFL

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Detroit Lions : 10 - 24
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TV Series

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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Directed by: LEV ATAMANOV

St. Ives

St. Ives

Judge Roy Bean

Judge Roy Bean

Penelope

Penelope

Directed by: Mark Palansky

Wanted

Wanted

Directed by: Vitaliy Versace

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Memoirs by Harry S. Truman

Memoirs

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In this invaluable account, President Truman provides extraordinary insight into events and decisions that have shaped the world we live in.

The Edge Of The Sea by Rachel Carson

The Edge Of The Sea

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"The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place." A book to be read for pleasure as well as a practical identification guide, The Edge of the Sea introduces

Something Of Value by Robert Ruark

Something Of Value

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Something of Value is a novel based on events that took place in Kenya Colony during the violent Mau Mau insurrection of the 1950s, an uprising that was confined almost exclusively

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea by Edmund Wilson

The Scrolls From The Dead Sea

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159 pp., 8vo.

The Tontine by Thomas B. Costain

The Tontine

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The Tontine (Volume 2)


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