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Wednesday 9 January 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 9, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Diane Barrière-Desseigne and Bibie . In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Kalle wird Bürgermeister, directed by Fritz Genschow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anything Goes.
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Kalle wird Bürgermeister

Directed by: Fritz Genschow

Starring: Wolfgang Condrus, Fritz Genschow, Reinhard Kolldehoff, Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur

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Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

Starring: Doris Day, Louis Jourdan, Barry Sullivan, Frank Lovejoy

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Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

Starring: Sabu, K.T. Stevens, David Bruce, George E. Stone

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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

Starring: Michel Ray, Rodolfo Hoyos Jr., Elsa Cárdenas, Carlos Navarro

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Death of a Scoundrel

Directed by: Charles Martin

Starring: George Sanders, Yvonne De Carlo, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Victor Jory

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TV Series

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

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The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Hit Parade

Directed by: Joe Casey

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Theatre Night

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Historical Events

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  • Balloon Ascension Day
  • Philippines - Feast of the Black Nazarene in Quiapo district, Manila.
  • 1788 - Ratification Day in Connecticut.
  • 1822 - "I Will Stay" Day, when the Portuguese prince Pedro decided to stay in Brazil against the orders of the Portugal king Jopo VI, starting the Brazilian independence process.
  • 1964 - Memorial day of Patriotic Panamanians for the Panama Canal (Martyrs' Day/Dia de los Martires).
Famous Birthdays:
  • Diane Barrière-Desseigne: French heiress of casino group Lucien Barrière, from her adoptive father.
  • Bibie
  • Robert Hilst: American homicide; along with Tom Cross, he ambushed Donald Simpson on the evening of 4/04/1974 around 10:00 PM CDT.
  • Blair Jenkins: Scottish former journalist.
  • Bibie: Ghanaian singer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • British Premier Anthony Eden resigns
  • Dutch Newspaper Society expels communist daily paper Truth
  • Kalmyk Autonomous Region reformed in RSFSR
  • Checheno-Ingush ASSR reformed in RSFSR.
  • Karachayevo-Cherkess Autonomous Region reestablished in RSFSR.

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Planetary positions on January 09, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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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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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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