Sunday October 13, 1957

US date format: 10/13/1957, UK date format: 13/10/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 13, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Arturo Brachetti and Pamela Lynn Gergely. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Quiet Flows the Don, directed by Sergey Gerasimov, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • RC Saints - translation (1163) of Saint Edward the Confessor; memorial of Saint Gerald of Aurillac
  • Roman festivals - Fontanalia: festival dedicated to Fontus
  • French Republican Calendar - POche (Peach) Day, twenty-second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • German Democratic Republic recalls the East Mark and issues new currency.

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Movies

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

The Thin Man

The Thin Man

Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Maureen O'Sullivan, Nat Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Quiet Flows the Don

Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

3:10 to Yuma

3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana

Country: United States of America

The Tin Star

The Tin Star

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray

Sport Games on October 13, 1957

Sport Games on October 13, 1957


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Green Bay Packers : 45 - 17
  • Chicago Cardinals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 20 - 29
  • Los Angeles Rams - Detroit Lions : 7 - 10
  • New York Giants - Washington Redskins : 24 - 20
  • Philadelphia Eagles - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 24
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TV Series

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Trackdown

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Maverick

Written by:

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

The Real McCoys

Written by:

Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States of America

The Californians

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

How old am I?

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man

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The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.

The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard

The Hidden Persuaders

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"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be by Farley Mowat

The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be

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Farely Mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He

The King Ranch by Tom Lea

The King Ranch

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Two volumes describing life and times of the Texas King's Ranch. If you want to know who the west began and how it was shaped these books are for you..

Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain

Below The Salt

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A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 13, 1957?

On October 13, 1957 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 13, 1957?

On October 13, 1957 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 13, 1957?

On October 13, 1957 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 13, 1957?

On October 13, 1957 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 13, 1957?

On October 13, 1957 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 13, 1957?

On October 13, 1957 several famous people were born including, Arturo Brachetti, Pamela Lynn Gergely, Reggie Theus.

What was the number one song in October 13, 1957?

The number one song in the week of October 13, 1957 was Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers in US and Diana by Paul Anka in UK.

What were the top hits on October 13, 1957?

The top hits on October 13, 1957 were Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers, Tammy by Debbie Reynolds, That'll Be The Day by The Crickets in US and Diana by Paul Anka, That'll Be The Day by The Crickets, Tammy by Debbie Reynolds in UK.


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