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Saturday 7 December 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Markus Kajo and Tom Winsor. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. A Farewell to Arms, directed by Charles Vidor, 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 Aktuelle Schaubude.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins

Country: United States

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A Farewell to Arms

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica

Country: United States

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Peyton Place

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Lana Turner, Lee Philips, Lloyd Nolan

Country: United States

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Kiss Them for Me

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield, Leif Erickson

Country: United States

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Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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26 Men

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States

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Starring: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 December 1957 ?

  • United States - Pearl Harbor Day (observance)
  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ambrose: Memorial
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  • Tony Kubek of the New York Yankees selected as American League Rookie of the Year.

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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1957?

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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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The New Class

By: Milovan Djilas

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

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Scent Of Cloves

By: Norah Lofts

Julia Ashley was born to a life of dramatic twists and tragedy. Saved from Cromwell’s Irish massacres by her nurse, saved from starvation by a Dutch sea captain… Her future and

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The Hidden Persuaders

By: Vance Packard

"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

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