Friday February 01, 1957

US date format: 2/1/1957, UK date format: 1/2/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dennis Brown and Dennis Brown. In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Mother India, directed by Mehboob Khan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tomahawk.
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Movies

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Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Country: United States of America

Battle Hymn

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore

The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

The Young Stranger

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: James MacArthur, Kim Hunter, James Daly, James Gregory

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 01, 1957?


    Holidays

  • St. Brigid of Kildare - one of the three patron saints of Ireland, the others being St. Patrick and St. Columcille.
  • In Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the fictional character Willy Wonka gives an unprecedented tour of his chocolate factory on February 1 (year unspecified).
  • Blessed Reginald of Sint-Gillis
  • The start of LGBT History Month in the United Kingdom.
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    Events

  • 1st black pilot (PH Young) on a US scheduled passenger airline
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of February 01, 1957?


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

Three Saints And A Sinner

By: Louise Hall Tharp

Little, Brown, 1956, 1st, Very good., Text clean. No dust jacket. Private bookplate. Light wear. 406 pages. First edition. [Biography, Julia Ward Howe, Louisa Ward, Samuel Ward, Annie Ward] Out-of-print and

Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

The New World

By: Winston S. Churchill

The New World is Winston S. Churchill's brilliant re-creation of one of the most fateful periods in English and American history - the two centuries between 1485 and 1688.

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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