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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

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Robert Bresson

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

Country: United States of America

Jagriti

Jagriti

Release year: 1956

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

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Daniel Mann

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

Country: United States of America

The Girl Can't Help It

The Girl Can't Help It

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, Edmond O'Brien, Julie London

The Mountain

The Mountain

Release year: 1956

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Claire Trevor, William Demarest

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1956?
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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

The Mandarins by Simone de Beauvoir

The Mandarins

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"Salty, frank, and realistic." ― San Francisco Chronicle In her most famous novel, The Mandarins, Simone de Beauvoir takes an unflinching look at Parisian intellectual society at the end of World

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.

Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter by Edward Streeter

Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

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Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little …

The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans

The Loving Couple

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"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,