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Sunday 17 March 1957

1957-03-17

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey

Country: United States

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The Wrong Man

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Panic!

Written by: Al Simon

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

Six-Five Special

Starring: Don Lang, Freddie Mills, Jim Dale

Country: United Kingdom

Whirlybirds

Written by: Art Napoleon, Jo Napoleon

Starring: Kenneth Tobey, Craig Hill, Nancy Hale

Country: United States

The Mike Wallace Interview

Starring: Mike Wallace

Country: United States

The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted
  • Ramon Magsaysay, President of Philippines, dies in a plane crash.
  • A plane crash in Cebu, Philippines kills Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others.
  • Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay and 24 others are killed in a plane crash.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Senator JF Kennedy
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: David Ben-Gurion -- Mar. 11, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7503

Books

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

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

Set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II, this classic humor novel about the public relations sector of the Navy follows the adventures of a group of young officers, commissioned without the corrupting ...

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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

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

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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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