Saturday February 02, 1957

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

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Phil Barney and Laurie Mann. 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 Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tomahawk.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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Events

  • Candide closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • Iskander Mirza of Pakistan lays the foundation-stone of the Guddu Barrage.
  • France prohibits U.N. involvement in Algeria.
  • The first nuclear-powered submarine, the , logs its 60,000th nautical mile, matching the endurance of the fictional ''Nautilus'' described in Jules Verne's novel ''ampquot20,000 Leagues Under the Seaampquot''.
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Movies

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Mother India

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

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

Country: United States of America

Funny Face

Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

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

Country: United States of America

Battle Hymn

Battle Hymn

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

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

The Wings of Eagles

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

The Young Stranger

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Tomahawk

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

Hit Parade

Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

Wedding Day

Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

Days to next February 02

If February 02, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 6 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 28 days.
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Books

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The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf

The Life Of The Party

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The Life of the Party

Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale

Autumn Across America

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The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat

The Tribe That Lost Its Head

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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.

Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley

Don'T Go Near The Water

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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.

The New World by Winston S. Churchill

The New World

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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.


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