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Monday 1 April 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Donald William Hammond in Frederick and Peter Deutsch. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. In UK Young Love by Tab Hunter was in the top 5 hits. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Silent Service.
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TV Series

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

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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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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Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Movies

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

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 April 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Waleric
  • Saint Hugh of Grenoble
  • Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
  • India - Start of financial year.
  • Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
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Facts:
  • WYES TV channel 12 in New Orleans, LA (PBS) begins broadcasting
  • Trial begins in Budapest, Hungary against participants' October uprising.
  • The BBC broadcasts the spaghetti tree hoax on its current affairs programme Panorama.
  • The first new conscripts join the Bundeswehr.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: French woman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maj. Gen. Bernard Schriever -- Apr. 1, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7506

Books

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

Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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The Bridge At Andau

By: James A. Michener

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels.

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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 Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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