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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. Duel at Apache Wells, directed by Joseph Kane, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Water, Water Everywhere by Emily Kimbrough 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

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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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The Brave One

Directed by: Irving Rapper

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

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TV Series

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

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

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It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

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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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Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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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.
Famous Birthdays:
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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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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 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

Books

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

Water, Water Everywhere

By: Emily Kimbrough

pleasures mishaps and gay adventures during a journey.

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King Of Paris

By: Guy Endore

"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

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The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

The Life of the Party

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The Wreck Of The Mary Deare

By: Hammond Innes

The battered hulk of a huge ship looms out of the stinging spray of a furious gale. Only one man, half-mad, remains aboard, working without sleep or sustenance to save her

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