Friday January 11, 1957

US date format: 1/11/1957, UK date format: 11/1/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 11, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Darryl Dawkins and Claude Criquielion. In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. Duel at Apache Wells, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anything Goes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Duel at Apache Wells

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Anna Maria Alberghetti, Ben Cooper, Jim Davis, Harry Shannon

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

Starring: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone

Country: United States of America

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

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

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

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

The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 11, 1957?


    Holidays

  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
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    Events

  • The African Convention is founded in Dakar.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 11, 1957?


    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
  2. Singing The Blues - Tommy Steele & The Steelmen
  3. The Garden Of Eden - Frankie Vaughan
  4. Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1957?

Books

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

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.

Rally Round the Flag, Boys!

By: Max Shulman

Shulman, Max, Rally Round The Flag, Boys!

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 …

Compulsion

By: Meyer Levin

Judd Steiner and Artie Straus have it all: wealth, intelligence, and the world at their feet as part of the elite, upper-crust Jewish community of 1920s Chicago.

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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