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Saturday, 16 November 1957

1957-11-16

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Zero Hour!

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

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

Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Colditz Story

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 months ?

Man Without a Gun

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

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

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

Country: United States

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The Twentieth Century

The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Colt .45

Colt .45

Starring: Wayde Preston

Country: United States

Tombstone Territory

Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 16 November 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Copper & Brass closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Philadelphia 111-89
  • Ed Gein butchers last victim

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love.

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Peyton Place by Grace Metalious

Peyton Place

By: Grace Metalious

When Grace Metalious's debut novel about the dark underside of a small, respectable New England town was published in 1956, it quickly soared to the top of the bestseller lists.

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Compulsion by Meyer Levin

Compulsion

By: Meyer Levin

Judd Steiner and Artie Straus have it all: wealth, intelligence, and the world at their feet as part of the elite, upper-crust Jewish community of 1920s Chicago.

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Rally Round the Flag, Boys! by Max Shulman

Rally Round the Flag, Boys!

By: Max Shulman

The US Army invades a small Connecticut town in this Cold War farce from bestselling humorist Max Shulman Harry Bannerman drinks his nightly bourbon on the train from New York City to Putnam’s Landing, Connecticut.

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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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