Sunday December 08, 1957

US date format: 12/8/1957, UK date format: 8/12/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see zodiac on December 8, 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 Phil Collen and Cai Guo-Qiang. 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
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Paths of Glory

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States of America

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

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

Quiet Flows the Don

Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray

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Music charts

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Sport Games on December 08, 1957

Sport Games on December 08, 1957


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - San Francisco 49ers : 13 - 17
  • Chicago Bears - Chicago Cardinals : 14 - 6
  • Cleveland Browns - Detroit Lions : 7 - 20
  • Green Bay Packers - Los Angeles Rams : 17 - 42
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Washington Redskins : 7 - 42
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Trackdown

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Maverick

Written by:

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

The Real McCoys

Written by:

Directed by: Richard Crenna

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

Country: United States of America

The Californians

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

How old am I?

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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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on December 08, 1957?

On December 08, 1957 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is December 08, 1957?

On December 08, 1957 the zodiac sign was Sagittarius.

Who was the US President on December 08, 1957?

On December 08, 1957 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 08, 1957?

On December 08, 1957 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on December 08, 1957?

On December 08, 1957 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on December 08, 1957?

On December 08, 1957 several famous people were born including, Phil Collen, Cai Guo-Qiang, Agnès Saal.

Which famous people died on December 08, 1957?

Famous people died on December 08, 1957 include, Reginald Sheffield.

What was the number one song in December 08, 1957?

The number one song in the week of December 08, 1957 was Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley in US and Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte in UK.

What were the top hits on December 08, 1957?

The top hits on December 08, 1957 were Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley, You Send Me by Sam Cooke, Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers in US and Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte, Ma He's Making Eyes At Me by Johnny Otis & His Orchestra With Marie Adams, Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers in UK.


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