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Saturday 12 January 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bruno Arena and John Lasseter. In UK Singing The Blues by Tommy Steele & The Steelmen was in the top 5 hits. The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Straight And Narrow Path by Honor Tracy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Whirlybirds.
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TV Series

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

The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Wrong Man

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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The King and Four Queens

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes

Country: United States

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Baby Doll

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Karl Malden, Carroll Baker, Eli Wallach

Country: United States

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The Rainmaker

Directed by: Joseph Anthony

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Anastasia

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 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.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded.

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Books

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

The Straight And Narrow Path

By: Honor Tracy

Clean, bright used copy with tight binding. NEVER a library book./lh

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Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

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The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

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

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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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