Monday November 26, 1956

US date format: 11/26/1956, UK date format: 26/11/1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bruno Carette and Dale Jarrett. In UK Just Walkin' In The Rain by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. 7th Cavalry, directed by Joseph H. Lewis, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1956 while The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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7th Cavalry

7th Cavalry

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

Starring: Randolph Scott, Barbara Hale, Jay C. Flippen, Frank Faylen

Rock Rock Rock!

Rock Rock Rock!

Directed by: Will Price

Starring: Alan Freed and his Rock 'n Roll Band, Fran Manfred, Tuesday Weld, Connie Francis

Man Beast

Man Beast

Directed by: Jerry Warren

Starring: Rock Madison, Asa Maynor, George Skaff, Tom Maruzzi

Jagriti

Jagriti

Directed by: Satyen Bose

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

The Teahouse of the August Moon

The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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.
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Events

  • The Price Is Right debuts on NBC

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Just Walkin' In The Rain
  2. - The Green Door
  3. - Singing The Blues
  4. - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. - Rip It Up

TV Series

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Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Books

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The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf

The Life Of The Party

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The Life of the Party

Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale

Autumn Across America

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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.

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

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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.

How To Live 365 Days A Year by John A. Schindler

How To Live 365 Days A Year

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One of the great self-help books of all time, How to Live 365 Days a Year has sold more than 1 million copies and has been translated into 13 languages.

The Unicorn And Other Poems by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The Unicorn And Other Poems

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The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.


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