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Friday 15 February 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bienvenida Buck and Charles Edward. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The Incredible Shrinking Man, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Six-Five Special.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 months ?

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
Famous Birthdays:
  • Bienvenida Buck: Velencia, Spain -- Lover of British Peter Harding.
  • Charles Edward: Pevensey Tennant; aristocrat.
  • Jake E: Lee; rocker (Badlands - "Dreams in the Dark").
  • Steve Farhood: American boxing historian and analyst.
  • Nathaniel Bar-Jonah: American psychopathic monster cannibal who sexually assaulted, killed, roasted and stewed little boys.
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Facts:
  • Andrei A Gromyko succeeds Dmitri Shepilov as Soviet foreign minister.
  • Andrei Gromyko becomes foreign minister of the Soviet Union.
  • The ampquotToddlers' Truceampquot, a controversial television closedown between 6.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m., is abolished in the United Kingdom.
  • Ingmar Bergman's film ''The Seventh Seal'' opens in Sweden.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1957?

  • Life: Woman in Caribbean
  • Time: Quiz show wiz Charles Van Doren wearing headphones prior to news of scandal
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7499

Books

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

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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The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

Bennett Cerf's the Life of the Party Hardcover - 1956 by Bennett Cerf (Author)

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These Thousand Hills

By: A.B. Guthrie Jr

A tale of the later Old West

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The Last Parallel

By: Martin Russ

One Marine's journey through the Korean War

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