Friday December 06, 1957

US date format: 12/6/1957, UK date format: 6/12/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart 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 Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy by Henry A. Kissinger was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Movies

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Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

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

Country: United States of America

La Parisienne

La Parisienne

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

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

Peyton Place

Peyton Place

Directed by: Mark Robson

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

Country: United States of America

Man in the Shadow

Man in the Shadow

Directed by: Jack Arnold

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

Kiss Them for Me

Kiss Them for Me

Directed by: Stanley Donen

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • AFL-CIO votes to expel Teamsters (readmitted in October 1987).

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TV Series

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26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

The Real McCoys

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Directed by: Richard Crenna

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

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Maverick

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Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Books

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Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy by Henry A. Kissinger

Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy

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Henry Alfred Kissinger is a German-born American writer, political scientist, diplomat, and businessman. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon …

Not By Bread Alone by Vladimir Dudintsev

Not By Bread Alone

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First U.S. edition bound in yellow cloth & black boards with red lettering. Book about Fine, tight, clean. DJ is price clipped and has small rub marks to the corners, tips

San Francisco Bay by Harold Gilliam

San Francisco Bay

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A factual and fascinating account of the history, life and lore of Californias vital inland sea. dw, 1957 1st signed author

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."

Kids Say The Darndest Things! by Art Linkletter

Kids Say The Darndest Things!

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Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.


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