Friday February 08, 1957

US date format: 2/8/1957, UK date format: 8/2/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rosana Godoy and Katherine Freese. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Pyaasa, directed by Guru Dutt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Contact.
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Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

Country: United States of America

Mother India

Directed by: Mehboob Khan

Starring: Nargis, Sunil Dutt, Rajendra Kumar, Raaj Kumar

Country: United States of America

Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson, Michel Auclair

Country: United States of America

Battle Hymn

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Don DeFore

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.

Twilight For The Gods

By: Ernest Gann

The end of the Age of Sail, like the end of the Age of Democracy, means the Captain of even the smallest craft dreads to give up the ship.


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