Tuesday January 01, 1957, NewYear’s Day

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

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Madolyn Smith Osborne and Debra Lawrance. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Between Heaven and Hell, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's Up to You.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

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Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone


Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 01, 1957?


  • France returns Saar to become the 10th state of German Federal Republic.

    Famous Deaths

  • Ruth Draper: US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72.
  • Sean South: and Fergal O'Hanlon are killed in the...
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Music charts

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TV Series

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

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern


Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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

The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

The Life of the Party

Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead


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.

The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

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