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Friday 8 March 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Axel Weber and Cynthia Rothrock in Wilmington. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Road To Miltown by S.J. Perelman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Panic!.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey

Country: United States

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The Wrong Man

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1957 ?

  • Saint Philemon (d. 305)
  • Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
  • Catholicism Saint John of God.
  • Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
  • Saint Humfried of Terwaan
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Famous Deaths:
  • Othmar Schoeck: Swiss composer and musician, considered one of the principal composers of his time.
  • Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships.
  • Ghana joins the United Nations.
  • The 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of the 14th & 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution null and void, is adopted by the state of Georgia.

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

The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

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

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This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

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Tower In The West

By: Frank Norris

1957 Harper Novel Prize Winner. His second book.

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The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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