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Saturday 24 November 1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 24, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ruben Santiago-Hudson and Charles Mehlberg. 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 Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 24 November 1956

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Movies

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Jagriti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

Starring: Abhi Bhattacharya, Pranoti Ghosh, Bipin Gupta, Mumtaz Begum

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Kyô, Eddie Albert

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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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 24 November 1956 ?

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
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Guido Cantelli: Italian orchestral conductor, who was named Musical Director of La Scala, Milan in November 1956 but whose promising career was cut short only one week later by his death on 24 November at the age of 36 in an aircraft crash in Paris, France.
Facts:
  • Pajama Game closes at St. James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
  • 44th CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 50-27

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 24, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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