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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- 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
- Ruben Santiago-Hudson: Actor.
- Charles Mehlberg: American police officer and homicide victim.
- Steven Nevel: American pedophile, charged with multiple sex counts in 1994.
- Sven Grünberg: Estonian singer-songwriter.
- 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.
- 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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