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Saturday 16 November 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Frank Milton "Pete" Higgins II and Emmanuel Le Bret. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Benny Hill Show.
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TV Series

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

The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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26 Men

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States

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Zorro

Starring: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Zero Hour!

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden

Country: United States

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Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Colditz Story

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Copper & Brass closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Philadelphia 111-89
  • Ed Gein butchers last victim

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Air house over swimming pool
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Lalla Aisha -- Nov. 11, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7538

Books

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

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

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Leftover Life To Kill

By: Caitlin Thomas

Account of her life with Dylan Thomas.

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Not By Bread Alone

By: Vladimir Dudintsev

First U.S. edition bound in yellow cloth & black boards with red lettering. Book about Fine, tight, clean. DJ is price clipped and has small rub marks to the corners, tips

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