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Friday 30 November 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chéri Samba and Michael Hoffman (American director). 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 The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Air Power.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack

Country: United States

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The Teahouse of the August Moon

Directed by: Daniel Mann

Starring: Marlon Brando, Glenn Ford, Machiko Ky

Country: United States

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The Sharkfighters

Directed by: Jerry Hopper

Starring: Victor Mature, Karen Steele, James Olson

Country: United States

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Love Me Tender

Directed by: Robert D. Webb

Starring: Richard Egan, Debra Paget, Elvis Presley

Country: United States

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Friendly Persuasion

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Wire Service

Starring: Dane Clark, Mercedes McCambridge, George Brent

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 November 1956 ?

  • Cities for Life Day; 300 cities around the world declare their opposition to the death penalty
  • Official End of the Hurricane Season
  • Philippines - Andres Bonifacio Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew the apostle
  • Also see November 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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  • 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)
  • Floyd Patterson KOs Archie Moore in 5 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Floyd Patterson wins the world heavyweight boxing championship that was vacant after the retirement of Rocky Marciano.
  • Fidel Castro and his followers land in Cuba in the boat ''Granma''.
  • A pipe bomb planted by George Metesky explodes at the Paramount Theater in Brooklyn, injuring 6 people.

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Life magazine


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

The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

Bennett Cerf's the Life of the Party Hardcover - 1956 by Bennett Cerf (Author)

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The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

86 pages. Hardcover.

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The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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A Single Pebble

By: John Hersey

A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.

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