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Friday 5 April 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 5, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vince Gill in Norman and Karin Roßley. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Kanal, directed by Andrzej Wajda, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Road To Miltown by S.J. Perelman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Living It Up.
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What the sky looked like on 5 April 1957

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Movies

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

Kanal

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

Starring: Teresa Izewska, Tadeusz Janczar, Wienczyslaw Glinski, Tadeusz Gwiazdowski

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The Spirit of St. Louis

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson

Country: United States

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Fury at Showdown

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

Starring: John Derek, John Smith, Carolyn Craig, Nick Adams

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12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Country: United States

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Big Time Operators

Directed by: Basil Dearden

Starring: Virginia McKenna, Bill Travers, Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers

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TV Series

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

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
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Facts:
  • In India, Communists win the first elections in united Kerala and E.M.S. Namboodiripad is sworn in as the first chief minister.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 05, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.

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The Eye Of Love

By: Margery Sharp

They met at the Chelsea Arts Ball: he went as a paper parcel, and she as a Spanish dancer. Harry Gibson and Miss Diver fell deeply in love...But

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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