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Thursday 12 December 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 12, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sheila E and Robert Lepage. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while San Francisco Bay by Harold Gilliam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 December 1957

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Movies

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

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Jeff York

Country: United States

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The Mysterians

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

Starring: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Momoko Kôchi, Akihiko Hirata

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Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Country: United States

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La Parisienne

Directed by: Michel Boisrond

Starring: Charles Boyer, Henri Vidal, Brigitte Bardot, Noël Roquevert

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 December 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mas�'il (Questions) - First day of the 15th month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Also see December 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Kenya - Jamhuri Day: Independence Day (from Britain, 1963)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sheila E: American musician, a singer and drummer who performs as "Sheila E." The daughter of Pete Escovedo, a former Tito Puente and Carlos Santana sideman, she was introduced to her first drum kit at five.
  • Robert Lepage: French Canadian playwright.
  • Serge Larivière: Belgian actor.
  • Cy Curnin: London, England -- Rock vocalist (Fixx-Sign of Fire).
  • Kipkay : YouTube Star.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Maj Adrian Drew flies 1,943 km/h in F-101 Voodoo
  • US announces manufacture of Borazon (harder than diamond).
  • Major Adrian Drew flies 1,943 kph in F-101 Voodoo.
  • Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his first wife, Jane Mitcham.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 12, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

San Francisco Bay

By: Harold Gilliam

A factual and fascinating account of the history, life and lore of Californias vital inland sea. dw, 1957 1st signed author

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The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall

By: Harnett T. Kane

The story of Anna and Thomas Jackson in their early years, before the Civil War, and as he became known as the Confederacy's greatest tactician, and finally Anna on her own

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Please Don'T Eat The Daisies

By: Jean Kerr

Please Don't Eat the Daisies has sold millions of copies since its original publication in 1957. It became a film in 1960 starring David Niven and Doris Day, and a television

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Jubilee

By: Edward Weeks and Emily Flint

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