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Sunday 29 December 1957

1957-12-29

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to April Love by Pat Boone. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, 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.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jrgens, David Hedison

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

Country: United States

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Smiles of a Summer Night

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States

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Oh, Mr. Porter!

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt

Country: United States

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Legend of the Lost

Directed by: Henry Hathaway

Starring: John Wayne, Sophia Loren, Rossano Brazzi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sea Hunt

Written by: James Buxbaum

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Flight

Starring: George C. Kenney

Country: United States

Flight

Starring: George C. Kenney

Country: United States

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Colgate Theatre

Starring: Bill Goodwin, Harry Harvey Jr.

Country: United States

Shock Theatre

Starring: Terry Bennett, Bruce Newton, Ronny Born, Joy Bennett

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 December 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Brad Grey: American screenwriter and producer.
  • Oliver Hirschbiegel: German actor director and producer.
  • Iain Paxton: Scottish rugby player and coach.
  • Paul Rudnick: American author playwright and screenwriter.
  • Louis Bodin: French meteorologist engineer, TV weather presenter, radio and TV host, he should have presented the French version of the Swedish adventure game "Dropped" in 2015 but his project was stopped because of a crash involving candidates and technicians (helicopter collision).
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Facts:
  • Singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme wed in Las Vegas
  • Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: US ambassadors
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: U.S. Music Boom -- Dec. 23, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7544

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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