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Friday 6 December 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 6, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Hanzlik and Adrian Borland. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Witness for the Prosecution, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall by Harnett T. Kane was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
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What the sky looked like on 6 December 1957

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Movies

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

Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Country: United States

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La Parisienne

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Charles Boyer, Henri Vidal, Brigitte Bardot, Noël Roquevert

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Peyton Place

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan, Arthur Kennedy

Country: United States

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Man in the Shadow

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Jeff Chandler, Orson Welles, Colleen Miller, Ben Alexander

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Kiss Them for Me

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson, Suzy Parker

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

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

Country: United States

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The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 December 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Spain - Constitution Day
  • Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
  • Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
  • Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
  • Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 1st US attempt to launch a satellite fails-Vanguard rocket blows up
  • AFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987).
  • Indonesia begins nationalizing Dutch possessions.
  • Project Vanguard: A launchpad explosion of Vanguard TV3 thwarts the first United States attempt to launch a satellite into Earth orbit.
  • First US attempt to launch a satellite fails - Vanguard rocket blows up.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 06, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall

By: Harnett T. Kane

The story of Anna and Thomas Jackson in their early years, before the Civil War, and as he became known as the Confederacy's greatest tactician, and finally Anna on her own

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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When The Bough Breaks

By: Otis Carney

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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Jubilee

By: Edward Weeks and Emily Flint

Hardcover

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