Tuesday January 15, 1957

US date format: 1/15/1957, UK date format: 15/1/1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 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 Mario Van Peebles and Andrew Tyrie. 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 These Thousand Hills by A.B. Guthrie Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Be My Guest.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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Events

  • Brooklyn Dodgers sign a new three-year lease for Ebbets Field.
  • Release, in Japan, of the film ''Throne of Blood'', Akira Kurosawa's reworking of ''Macbeth''.

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Movies

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The Wings of Eagles

The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

The Young Stranger

The Young Stranger

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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

The Quiet Gun

The Quiet Gun

Directed by: William F. Claxton

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

Top Secret Affair

Top Secret Affair

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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

Gun for a Coward

Gun for a Coward

Directed by: Abner Biberman

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

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Music charts

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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Singing The Blues
  2. - Singing The Blues
  3. - The Garden Of Eden
  4. - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. - Just Walkin' In The Rain

TV Series

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Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Anything Goes

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

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

Days to next January 15

If January 15, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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These Thousand Hills by A.B. Guthrie Jr

These Thousand Hills

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A tale of the later Old West

The Loving Couple by Virginia Rowans

The Loving Couple

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"THE LOVING COUPLE: HIS STORY BY VIRGINIA ROWANS, AUTHOR OF "HOUSE PARTY". "He stepped out of his pajama bottoms, hung them up with great care, opened the bathroom door, and stalked---silent,

Water, Water Everywhere by Emily Kimbrough

Water, Water Everywhere

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pleasures mishaps and gay adventures during a journey.

The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault

The Last Of The Wine

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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.

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.


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