Friends Day or, literally, the Day of Winning Friends and Influencing People is celebrated in the United States annually on November 24 on the birthday of the famous American psychologist and writer Dale Carnegie (Dale Carnegie, 1888-1955), author of the book How to Win Friends and Influence People. on people” (How to Win Friends and Influence People).
First published in 1936, this book became an instant bestseller and continues to sell well to this day.
Dale Carnegie was born on Maryville Farm in Missouri. The family lived in great poverty, however, he was able to enter the State Teachers College in Warrensburg and get a good education.
In an effort to overcome the inferiority complex caused by property status, Dale Carnegie was looking for an opportunity to excel in something. While practicing oratory in student discussions, he unexpectedly discovered that he had found some ways of effective communication, some of which he told in his books.
On this day, in the bookstores of America, Carnegie's books are displayed in the most prominent place, which are sold out especially well on November 24. Lectures and seminars are held at universities, schools, various discussions that help young people "find themselves" when communicating, giving recommendations on how to build relationships when entering society.