Saturday November 24, 1956

US date format: 11/24/1956, UK date format: 24/11/1956

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart 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 An Historian'S Approach To Religion by Arnold Joseph Toynbee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Jagriti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

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

The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

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

Country: United States of America

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 24, 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
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    Events

  • Pajama Game closes at St. James Theater NYC after 1063 performances

    Famous Deaths

  • Guido Cantelli: Italian orchestral conductor, who was...
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Music charts

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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

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1956?

Books

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

An Historian'S Approach To Religion

By: Arnold Joseph Toynbee

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The Mandarins

By: Simone de Beauvoir

"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

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 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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