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Friday 8 November 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Barry Cowger and Robert Deveza. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Benny Hill Show.
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TV Series

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Man Without a Gun

Written by: Peter Packer

Starring: Rex Reason, Mort Mills, Harry Harvey, Forrest Taylor

Country: United States

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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Colt .45

Starring: Wayde Preston

Country: United States

Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Zero Hour!

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden

Country: United States

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Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Colditz Story

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1957 ?

Famous Birthdays:
  • Barry Cowger: American astrologer with a masters in counseling in the Psychology dept.
  • Robert Deveza: Algerian-American homosexual who had AIDS diagnosed 3/09/1992; died 4/10/1993.
  • Tim Shaw: American swimmer and water polo player, he has won Olympic medals in both sports.
  • Alan Curbishley: English footballer and manager.
  • Porl Thompson: English guitarist and songwriter (The Cure Easy Cure Malice and Shelleyan Orphan).
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Facts:
  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
  • Operation Grapple X, Round C1: Britain conducts its first successful hydrogen bomb test over Kiritimati in the Pacific.
  • Film ''Jailhouse Rock'' opens across the U.S. to reach #3, and Elvis Presley continues to gain more notoriety.
  • Gordon Gould invents the laser.
  • Flooding in the Po River valley of Italy leads to flooding also in Venice.

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Books

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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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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.

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

By: Edward Streeter

Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little ...

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The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

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