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Tuesday 8 October 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 8, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cristina Mullins and Derrick Bird. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Quiet Flows the Don, directed by Sergey Gerasimov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1957

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Movies

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Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

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The Tin Star

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray

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Time Limit

Directed by: Karl Malden

Starring: Richard Widmark, Richard Basehart, Dolores Michaels, June Lockhart

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak, Barbara Nichols

Country: United States

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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States

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The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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O Corcunda de Notre Dame

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The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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Facts:
  • Procter and Gamble-director N McElroy becomes US Minister of Defense
  • Soviet spy Jack Sobel sentenced to 7 years (NYC)
  • Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles.
  • Turkish and Syrian border guards exchange fire.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Letter From Peking

By: Pearl S. Buck

At the outbreak of war, a half-Chinese man sends his family back to America, beginning an absence punctuated only by his letters, and a son who must make sense of his

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The Age Of Steam

By: Lucius Beebe and Charles Clegg

One glance at this classic portrait gallery will transport you to a time not so very long ago, when the railroad ruled America and trains steaming across the landscape were the

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Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

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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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