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Wednesday 2 January 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joanna Pacula and Beppe Gabbiani. 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 Unicorn And Other Poems by Anne Morrow Lindbergh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's Up to You.
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What the sky looked like on 2 January 1957

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Movies

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

Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

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

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Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

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

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

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

Country: United States

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Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

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

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Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

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

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TV Series

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

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 January 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
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Facts:
  • The San Francisco and Los Angeles stock exchanges merge to form the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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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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This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

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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

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The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

The Life of the Party

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