Sunday October 06, 1957

US date format: 10/6/1957, UK date format: 6/10/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Gautier Audinot and Dom Galluscio. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Life At Happy Knoll by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Judaism - Fast of Gedalia (2005)
  • Egypt - National Day or Victory Day; celebrates the results of the October war in 1973
  • U.S. - German-American Day observed since 1987; Mad Hatter Day
  • French Republican Calendar - �ne (Donkey) Day, fifteenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Wiffi Smith wins LPGA United Voluntary Services Golf Open

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Movies

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Jailhouse Rock

Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

Escapade in Japan

Escapade in Japan

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Teresa Wright, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa

Until They Sail

Until They Sail

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Jean Simmons, Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Piper Laurie

The Black Scorpion

The Black Scorpion

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

Sport Games on October 06, 1957

Sport Games on October 06, 1957


NFL

American Football
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 24 - 14
  • Los Angeles Rams - San Francisco 49ers : 20 - 23
  • Washington Redskins - Chicago Cardinals : 37 - 14
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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

Written by:

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

Days to next October 06

If October 06, 1957 is your birthday you're 62 years, 10 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 29 days.
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Life At Happy Knoll by John P. Marquand

Life At Happy Knoll

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First hardcover edition. Golf fiction.

The New Class by Milovan Djilas

The New Class

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This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as …

The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett

The Durable Fire

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Durable Fire, 1957 BOMC, by Howard Swiggett. Hardcover with dust jacket, 366 pages, published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be by Farley Mowat

The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be

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Farely Mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He


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