Saturday April 06, 1957

US date format: 4/6/1957, UK date format: 6/4/1957
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Giorgio Damilano and Jaroslava Maxova. 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 This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Living It Up.
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Movies

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Kanal

Kanal

Directed by: Andrzej Wajda

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

The Spirit of St. Louis

The Spirit of St. Louis

Directed by: Billy Wilder

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

Country: United States of America

Fury at Showdown

Fury at Showdown

Directed by: Gerd Oswald

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

12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Country: United States of America

Big Time Operators

Big Time Operators

Directed by: Basil Dearden

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 06, 1957?


Holidays

  • Saint Isolde
  • Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
  • The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
  • In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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Events

  • New York City ends trolley car service

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TV Series

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Living It Up

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Tonight

Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

Contact

Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

Tomahawk

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

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Books

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This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

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First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

The Crisis Of The Old Order by Arthur Schlesinger

The Crisis Of The Old Order

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The main currents of thought and action, which reach a climax in the era of Franklin Roosevelt, had their source as far back as the Populist Movement of the 1890's.

The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green

The Last Angry Man

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"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man

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The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.

Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale

Stay Alive All Your Life

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"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."


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