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Sunday 8 December 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Phll Collen and Slick . 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. Ordet, directed by Henrik Malberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while San Francisco Bay by Harold Gilliam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Aktuelle Schaubude.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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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Zorro

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

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

A Farewell to Arms

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Rock Hudson, Jennifer Jones, Vittorio De Sica

Country: United States

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins

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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Sayonara

Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
  • Phll Collen: Rocker.
  • Slick : American wrestler and manager.
  • James Cama: American martial artist and educator (d. 2014).
  • Phil Collen: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Def Leppard Girl Man Raze Tush and Dumb Blondes).
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Nikita Khrushchev
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. John F. Kennedy -- Dec. 2, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7541

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

San Francisco Bay

By: Harold Gilliam

A factual and fascinating account of the history, life and lore of Californias vital inland sea. dw, 1957 1st signed author

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Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy

By: Henry A. Kissinger

In this book Professor Kissinger examines the framework of our foreign policy, the stresses to which that framework is being subjected, and the prospects for world order in an era of

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Eloise In Paris

By: Kay Thompson

Bonjour! Here's the thing of it: Paris has just been discovered by Eloise the little girl from the Plaza... Here is what Eloise does in Paris: everything.

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Not By Bread Alone

By: Vladimir Dudintsev

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

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