Saturday January 12, 1957

US date format: 1/12/1957, UK date format: 12/1/1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 12, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Lasseter and Bruno Arena. 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 The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Anything Goes.
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Movies

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Duel at Apache Wells

Duel at Apache Wells

Directed by: Joseph Kane

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

Written on the Wind

Written on the Wind

Directed by: Douglas Sirk

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

Country: United States of America

Julie

Julie

Directed by: Andrew L. Stone

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

Jungle Hell

Jungle Hell

Directed by: Norman A. Cerf

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

The Brave One

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 12, 1957?


Holidays

  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
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Events

  • Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded.

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Music charts

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TV Series

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Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

The Other Man

The Other Man

Directed by: Richard Eyre

Give Us This Day

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Directed by: Alastair Reid

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf

The Life Of The Party

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The Life of the Party

The Bible As History by Werner Keller

The Bible As History

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This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

By Love Possessed

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A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen

Much Ado About Me

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

Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Blue Camellia

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SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.


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