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Sunday 1 December 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Poland and Patrick Bissell. In that special week of December 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. Peyton Place, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
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What the sky looked like on 1 December 1957

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Movies

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

Peyton Place

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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Man in the Shadow

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander

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Kiss Them for Me

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker

Country: United States

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Sayonara

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens, James Garner

Country: United States

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Plunder Road

Directed by: Hubert Cornfield

Starring: Gene Raymond, Jeanne Cooper, Wayne Morris, Elisha Cook Jr.

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States

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The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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The Ruff & Reddy Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 December 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Iceland
  • Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
  • Feast day of St Eligius
  • Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
  • Angola's Pioneers' Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Chris Poland: American guitarist and songwriter (Megadeth Circle Jerks Damn the Machine and OHM).
  • Patrick Bissell: American ballet principal with the American Ballet Theater who made a rapid rise, was an outstanding dancer and was sensational on stage.
  • Colin Mochrie: Actor.
  • Deep Roy: Movie Actor.
  • Vesta Williams: American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2011).
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Facts:
  • In Indonesia, Sukarno announces the nationalization of 246 Dutch businesses.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 01, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Day Christ Died

By: Jim Bishop

"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

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The New Class

By: Milovan Djilas

This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as ...

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The Age Of Revolution

By: Winston S. Churchill

Winston S. Churchill's "A History of the English Speaking Peoples" is the literary masterwork of the twentieth century's greatest historical figure.

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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