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Monday 14 January 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 14, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vikram Pandit and Steve Jordan (musician). In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Wings of Eagles, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Bible As History by Werner Keller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
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What the sky looked like on 14 January 1957

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Movies

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey, Ward Bond

Country: United States

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The Young Stranger

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: James MacArthur, Kim Hunter, James Daly, James Gregory

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The Quiet Gun

Directed by: William F. Claxton

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Mara Corday, Jim Davis, Kathleen Crowley

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Top Secret Affair

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Susan Hayward, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart, Jim Backus

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Gun for a Coward

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Jeffrey Hunter, Janice Rule, Chill Wills

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TV Series

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

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

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It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

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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

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Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Humphrey Bogart: American actor of great notability who won the Best Actor Oscar for his role in "The African Queen," 1951.
Facts:
  • Jagadguru Kripalu Maharaj was named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 14, 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 ?

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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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

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

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