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Tuesday 16 April 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Cueto Caballero and Patricia De Martelaere. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. The Spirit of St. Louis, directed by Billy Wilder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Men, Women and Clothes.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Spirit of St. Louis

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith

Country: United States

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12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Men, Women and Clothes

Starring: Doris Langley Moore, Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Starring: John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: Canada

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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The Sky at Night

Starring: Patrick Moore

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1957 ?

  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
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Life magazine


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

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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Challenge To Venus

By: Charles Morgan

. dw, 1957, 306pp

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The Organization Man

By: William H. Whyte Jr

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.

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Arthritis And Common Sense

By: Dale Alexander

Medical Self-Help/Health Arthritis and Common Sense, the best-selling one-million-copy classic on arthritis, is now available in paperback for the first time! In these pages, the arthritis sufferer will find

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