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Tuesday 12 November 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gail Castro and Marta Figueras-Dotti. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Benny Hill Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Zero Hour!

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden

Country: United States

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Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Colditz Story

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Man Without a Gun

Written by: Peter Packer

Starring: Rex Reason, Mort Mills, Harry Harvey, Forrest Taylor

Country: United States

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Colt .45

Starring: Wayde Preston

Country: United States

Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gail Castro: Glendale, California -- WPVA volleyballer (US Open-1991, Olympics - 1996).
  • Marta Figueras-Dotti: Madrid, Spain -- LPGA golfer (1994 Hawaiian Open).
  • Cécilia Attias: Second wife of French president Nicolas Sarkozy, until October 2007.
  • Paul Reid: American murderer (d. 2013).
  • Tim Samaras: American engineer and storm chaser (d. 2013).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fritz Schulz: German law Historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1957?

  • Life: Air house over swimming pool
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Lalla Aisha -- Nov. 11, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7538

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

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.

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The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

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The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

Rose Aubrey is one of a family of four children. Their father, Piers, is the disgraced son of an Irish landowning family, a violent, noble, and quite unscrupulous leader of popular causes.

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

By: Edward Streeter

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 ...

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