Saturday October 05, 1957

US date format: 10/5/1957, UK date format: 5/10/1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 5, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bernie Mac and Lee Thompson. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Life At Happy Knoll by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

Escapade in Japan

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Teresa Wright, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa

Until They Sail

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Jean Simmons, Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Piper Laurie

The Black Scorpion

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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  • 11th NHL All-Star Game: All-Stars beat Montreal 5-3 at Montreal
  • Yugoslav dissident Milovan Djilos sentenced to 7 years
Sport Games on October 05, 1957

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TV Series

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

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Written by: Roy Huggins

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Books

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Life At Happy Knoll

By: John P. Marquand

First hardcover edition. Golf fiction.

The World Of Suzie Wong

By: Richard Mason

Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

The New Class

By: Milovan Djilas

This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as …

Bridge To The Sun

By: Gwen Terasaki

National Book Award Finalist Non-Fiction (1958) * Washington Post Non-Fiction Book of the Year (1958) * New York Times Bestseller Bridge to the Sun is a beautiful, tender, and moving love

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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