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Saturday 2 November 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lucien Favre and Rita Crockett. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Pursuit of the Graf Spee, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Age Of Revolution by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Benny Hill Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Colditz Story

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes

Country: United States

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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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26 Men

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States

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Starring: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 November 1957 ?

  • Catholicism - All Souls Day (unless on a Sunday)
  • Rastafari movement - The coronation of Haile Selassie (1930) celebrated
  • USA - admission day (1889) of North Dakota and South Dakota as 39th and 40th states.
  • Ancient Latvia - Dveselu Diena held
  • Mexico and the United States - Day of the Dead (Spanish: El Dia de los Muertos), a Mexican and Mexican-American celebration of dead ancestors.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lucien Favre: Lucien Favre is a Swiss football manager and former footballer.
  • Rita Crockett: San Antonio, Texas -- Volleyball player (1984 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
  • Joëlle Crepet: French political activist, a member of Action directe (AD), a French revolutionary group which committed a series of assassinations and violent attacks in France between 1979 and 1987.
  • Carter Beauford: American drummer and composer (Dave Matthews Band).
  • Notis Sfakianakis: Greek singer.
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  • 1st titanium mill opened, Toronto Ohio
  • First titanium mill opened, Toronto, Ohio, USA.

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

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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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

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Good Ol' Charlie Brown

By: Charles M. Schulz

America's most beloved comic strip, Peanuts, is now a major motion picture produced by Blue Sky Studios. Now you can collect the first ten original comic strip collections, published by Titan Comics! This

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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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