Sunday January 06, 1957, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1957, UK date format: 6/1/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Sir Anthony Eden (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Nancy Lopez and Nancy Lopez. In UK Singing The Blues by Tommy Steele & The Steelmen 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 These Thousand Hills by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Other Man.
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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
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

Julie

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

Jungle Hell

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone

The Brave One

The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

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

The Girl He Left Behind

The Girl He Left Behind

Directed by: David Butler

Starring: Tab Hunter, Natalie Wood, Jessie Royce Landis, Jim Backus

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Give Us This Day

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Home

Home

Directed by: Tim Johnson

Days to next January 06

If January 06, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 7 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 30 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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These Thousand Hills by A.B. Guthrie Jr

These Thousand Hills

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A tale of the later Old West

The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans

The Loving Couple

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"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

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.

Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen

Much Ado About Me

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Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story

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the nun's story


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