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Thursday 4 April 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ali El Haggar and Peter Englund. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. In UK Young Love by Tab Hunter was in the top 5 hits. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Silent Service.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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The Sky at Night

Starring: Patrick Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Panic!

Written by: Al Simon

Starring: Westbrook Van Voorhis

Country: United States

Six-Five Special

Starring: Don Lang, Freddie Mills, Jim Dale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 April 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
  • Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
  • Lesotho - Heroes' Day
  • Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Ali El Haggar: Egyptian singer and actor.
  • Peter Englund: Swedish historian and author of several popular books on history.
  • Graeme Kelling: Scottish musician, guitar player and member of the group, Deacon Blue, that was originally formed by Ricky Ross in 1985.
  • Aki Kaurismaki: Finnish film director who collaborated with his older brother, Mika, dividing their work according to a carefully observed schedule to save funds and optimize time with equipment and crews.
  • Kelso : American race horse (d. 1983).
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1957?

  • Life: French woman
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Maj. Gen. Bernard Schriever -- Apr. 1, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7506

Books

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

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.

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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

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.

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

By: Edward Streeter

Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little ...

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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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