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Friday 5 April 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. 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. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 The Spike Jones Show.
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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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TV Series

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

The Spike Jones Show

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

Country: United States

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Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Starring: John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: Canada

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The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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The Mike Wallace Interview

Starring: Mike Wallace

Country: United States

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The Sky at Night

Starring: Patrick Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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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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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The Bridge At Andau

By: James A. Michener

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels.

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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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