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Sunday 6 January 1957, Epiphany

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 6, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nancy Lopez and Nancy Lopez. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Written on the Wind, directed by Douglas Sirk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching It's Up to You.
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Movies

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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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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

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Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

Starring: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

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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:
  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
  • Rastafari movement - Celebration of the ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nancy Lopez: American golfer and entrepreneur, a Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Hall of Fame member and a world class athlete, the winner of countless championships.
  • Nancy Lopez: American golfer and entrepreneur, a Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Hall of Fame member and a world class athlete, the winner of countless championships.
  • C Michael Foale: Louth, England -- Astronaut (STS 45, 56, 63, 84 / 86).
  • Nancy Lopez Knight in Torrance: California, USA; pro golfer (1988 Mazda, 1981 Dinah Shore).
  • Michael Foale: British-American astrophysicist and astronaut.
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Facts:
  • Elvis Presley makes his 7th and final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
  • Elvis Presley appears on ''The Ed Sullivan Show'' for the 3rd and final time. He is only shown from the waist up, even during the gospel segment, singing quotPeace In The Valleyquot. Ed Sullivan describes Elvis thus: quotThis is a real decent, fine boy. We've never had a pleasanter experience on our show with a big name than we've had with you. You're thoroughly all right.quot

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Books

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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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This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

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.

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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

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Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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