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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in November 1956.
The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on November 1956: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1956?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1956 Nobel for physics awarded to Shockley, Brattain and Bardeen
  • 02 Nov 1956 Israel captures Gaza and Sheham.
  • 03 Nov 1956 Wizard of Oz 1st televised (CBS-TV)
  • 04 Nov 1956 200,000 Russian troops attack anti-Stalinist revolt in Budapest
  • 05 Nov 1956 Dutch Communist Party office of Felix Meritis seized
  • 06 Nov 1956 US President Dwight Eisenhower (Republican) re-elected defeating Adlai E Stevenson (Democrat).
  • 07 Nov 1956 Suez Crisis: The United Nations General Assembly adopts a resolution calling for the United Kingdom, France and Israel to immediately withdraw their troops from Egypt.
  • 09 Nov 1956 Lou Thesz beats Whipper Billy Watson in St. Louis, to become NWA champ
  • 12 Nov 1956 Largest observed iceberg, 208 by 60 miles, first sighted.
  • 13 Nov 1956 US Supreme Court strikes down segregation of races on public buses.
  • 14 Nov 1956 Hungarian revolt put down
  • 15 Nov 1956 Middle East Technical University is founded in Ankara, Turkey.
  • 17 Nov 1956 Syracuse fullback Jim Brown, scores NCAA record of 43 pts (vs. Colgate)
  • 18 Nov 1956 Morocco gains independence
  • 20 Nov 1956 In Yugoslavia, former prime minister Milovan Djilas is arrested after he criticizes Josip Broz Tito.
  • 21 Nov 1956 Don Newcombe, wins NL MVP and 1st-ever Cy Young Award
  • 22 Nov 1956 16th modern Olympic games opens in Melbourne
  • 23 Nov 1956 The Suez Crisis causes petrol rationing in Britain. Motorists panic as petrol rations loom, BBC news
  • 24 Nov 1956 Pajama Game closes at St. James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
  • 26 Nov 1956 The Price Is Right debuts on NBC
  • 28 Nov 1956 Photography begins on ... & God Created Women
  • 29 Nov 1956 Bells Are Ringing opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
  • 30 Nov 1956 1st use of videotape on TV (Douglas Edwards & the News)

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Movies

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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

Network

Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1956?
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King Of Paris by Guy Endore

King Of Paris

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"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

A Republican Looks At His Party by Arthur Larson

A Republican Looks At His Party

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A key Eisenhower adviser speaks about modern Republicanism.

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.

Guestward Ho! by Patrick Dennis and Barbara Hooton

Guestward Ho!

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Guestward Ho! is told by Barbara Hooton to Patrick Dennis, the author of Auntie Mame. A story of the Barbara's often hilarious transition from upscale socialite to New Mexico dude ranch

Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley

Don'T Go Near The Water

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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.