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Friday 30 November 1956

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 30, 1956). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chéri Samba and Michael Hoffman (American director). 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 Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wedding Day.
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What the sky looked like on 30 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

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

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

Which were the important events of 30 November 1956 ?

Holidays:
  • 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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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 30, 1956 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1956 ?

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 ?

Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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A Certain Smile

By: Francoise Sagan

Françoise Sagan is best known for her first novel, Bonjour Tristesse, which caused a scandal when she first published it at the age of eighteen in 1953.

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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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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,

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