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Monday 26 November 1956

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position 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 This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 26 November 1956

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Movies

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7th Cavalry

Directed by: Joseph H. Lewis

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

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Rock Rock Rock!

Directed by: Will Price

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

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Man Beast

Directed by: Jerry Warren

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

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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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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

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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.
  • Bah�'f Faith: Day of the Covenant
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bruno Carette
  • Dale Jarrett: American race car driver on the NASCAR circuit.
  • Nigel Vaz: Saudi Arabian-British politician, a Member of Parliament returned at General Election 6/11/1978.
  • Nico Slothouwer: Dutch poet (Man & his Bag).
  • Keith Vaz: Yemeni-English lawyer and politician Minister of State for Europe.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Tommy Dorsey: American trombonist composer and bandleader (The California Ramblers) (d. 1956).
Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 26, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK
  1. Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray
  2. The Green Door - Frankie Vaughan
  3. Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
  4. Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. Rip It Up - Bill Haley & His Comets

Books

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

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.

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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

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