Thursday January 03, 1957

US date format: 1/3/1957, UK date format: 3/1/1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 3, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Dicopoulos in Akron and Bojan Kriz??. 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 New World by Winston S. Churchill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's Up to You.
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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 03, 1957?


  • The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
  • The Festival of Sleep Day
  • In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
  • Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
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  • First electric watch introduced, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • The Hamilton Watch Company introduces the first electric watch.
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Music charts

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TV Series

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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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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.

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead


The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

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.

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.

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