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Tuesday 26 February 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Connie Carpenter-Phinney and Keena Rothhammer. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The Incredible Shrinking Man, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Panic!.
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 months ?

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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The King and Four Queens

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes

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 26 February 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Connie Carpenter-Phinney: Madison, Wisconsin -- 79k cyclist (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Keena Rothhammer: United States -- 800 m freestyle swimmer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • David Muldrow Beasley: American politician and 113th Governor of South Carolina.
  • Hervé Giraud: French Catholic bishop, the archbishop of Sens-Auxerre and Prelate of the Mission de France since 5 March 2015.
  • David Beasley: American lawyer and politician 113th Governor of South Carolina.
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: South Seas voyage
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adm. Arthur Radford -- Feb. 25, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7501

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

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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