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Wednesday 17 April 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Afrika Bambaataa and Zinedine Soualem. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. The Curse of Frankenstein, directed by Terence Fisher, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Bridge At Andau by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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What the sky looked like on 17 April 1957

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Movies

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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All Mine to Give

Directed by: Allen Reisner

Starring: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

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Shoot-Out at Medicine Bend

Directed by: Richard L. Bare

Starring: Randolph Scott, James Craig, Angie Dickinson, Dani Crayne

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Kronos

Directed by: Kurt Neumann

Starring: Jeff Morrow, Barbara Lawrence, John Emery, George O'Hanlon

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Pablo y Carolina

Directed by: Mauricio de la Serna

Starring: Pedro Infante, Irasema Dilián, Alejandro Ciangherotti, Eduardo Alcaraz

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TV Series

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

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

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Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 April 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • Suspected serial killer John Bodkin Adams is found not guilty of murder at the Old Bailey.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 17, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Bridge At Andau

By: James A. Michener

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels.

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Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.

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The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

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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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