Monday 26 November 1956
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nico Slothouwer and Dale Jarrett.
In UK A Woman In Love by Frankie Laine was in the top 5 hits.
Written on the Wind, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956
while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Air Power.
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- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
- Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
- Nico Slothouwer: Dutch poet (Man & his Bag).
- Dale Jarrett: American race car driver on the NASCAR circuit.
- Alessandro Momo: Italian young actor and sex symbol whose big movie was "Malizia," which means "bad dude.
- Nigel Vaz: Saudi Arabian-British politician, a Member of Parliament returned at General Election 6/11/1978.
- Don Lake: Canadian actor producer and screenwriter.
- Keith Vaz: Yemeni-English lawyer and politician Minister of State for Europe
- Tommy Dorsey: American trombonist composer and bandleader (The California Ramblers) (d. 1956).
- The Price Is Right debuts on NBC
- USSR single sculls winner Vyacheslav Ivanov wins Olympic gold medal in his excitement he jumps for joy, and loses his medal, it sinks
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