Day of friends or, literally, the Day of the conquest of friends and influencing people is celebrated annually in the U.S. Nov. 24 birthday (Dale Breckenridge Carnegie, originally — Carnagey), November 24, 1888 — 1955), author of the book "How to Win Friends and Influence People» (How to Win Friends and Influence People).
First published in 1936, this book quickly became a bestseller, while continuing to sell well and today.
Dale Carnegie was born on a farm in Missouri Merivill. The family lived in great poverty, however, he was able to enroll in the State Teachers College in Warrensburg and get a good education.
In an effort to overcome an inferiority complex caused by property status, Dale Carnegie was looking for something opportunity to excel. Practicing in oratory in student discussions, unexpectedly found that some have found ways to effectively communicate, some of which he related in his books.
On this day in American bookstores in plain exhibited Carnegie books that are bought on November 24 particularly well. In the universities, schools, lectures and seminars, various discussions that help young people to "find themselves" in communication, giving advice on how to build relationships with the entry into society.