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Friday 8 March 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 8, 1957). 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. Fear Strikes Out, directed by Robert Mulligan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Railway Children.
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What the sky looked like on 8 March 1957

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Fear Strikes Out

Directed by: Robert Mulligan

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Norma Moore, Adam Williams

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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She Played with Fire

Directed by: Sidney Gilliat

Starring: Jack Hawkins, Arlene Dahl, Dennis Price, Violet Farebrother

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Hell's Crossroads

Directed by: Franklin Adreon

Starring: Stephen McNally, Peggie Castle, Robert Vaughn, Barton MacLane

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The True Story of Jesse James

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Hope Lange, Agnes Moorehead

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TV Series

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

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

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Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

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Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 March 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • 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.
Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 08, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Organization Man

By: William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.

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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.

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The Last Parallel

By: Martin Russ

Nothing can truly prepare you for the horrors of war… Martin Russ of the US Marine Corps tells his own story of being on the front lines during the war.

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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