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Tuesday 15 January 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 15, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mario Van Peebles and Don Cooper. 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 This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton 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 15 January 1957

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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

Which were the important events of 15 January 1957 ?

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.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 15, 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 ?

This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

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The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

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Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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The Straight And Narrow Path

By: Honor Tracy

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

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