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Saturday 5 January 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 5, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vincent Calloway and Kevin Hastings. 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 Bible As History by Werner Keller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's Up to You.
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What the sky looked like on 5 January 1957

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Movies

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Between Heaven and Hell

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen

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Pillars of the Sky

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Keith Andes

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States

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Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

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Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone

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TV Series

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

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Mungday (Discordianism)
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Neumann.
  • The eleventh day of Christmas in Western Christianity, and the Twelfth Night of Christmas in Western Christianity.
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Facts:
  • Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East
  • US President Dwight Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Middle East.
  • In a speech given to the United States Congress, President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces the establishment of what will later be called the Eisenhower Doctrine.
  • Russell Endean becomes the first batsman to be dismissed for having ''handled the ball'' in test match cricket.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 05, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

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Books

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The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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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.

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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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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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