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Friday 11 January 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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. Kalle wird Bürgermeister, directed by Fritz Genschow, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Rally Round the Flag, Boys! by Max Shulman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anything Goes.
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What the sky looked like on 11 January 1957

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Movies

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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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Duel at Apache Wells

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

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Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

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

Country: United States

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Julie

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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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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Wedding Day

Directed by: Andre Gordon

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 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.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sir Robert Garran: Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (Born 1867).
Facts:
  • The African Convention is founded in Dakar.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 11, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Rally Round the Flag, Boys!

By: Max Shulman

Shulman, Max, Rally Round The Flag, Boys!

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Peyton Place

By: Grace Metalious

When Grace Metalious's debut novel about the dark underside of a small, respectable New England town was published in 1956, it quickly soared to the top of the bestseller lists.

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The Last Of The Wine

By: Mary Renault

In The Last of the Wine, two young Athenians, Alexias and Lysis, compete in the palaestra, journey to the Olympic games, fight in the wars against Sparta, and study under Socrates.

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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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