Tuesday December 17, 1957

US date format: 12/17/1957, UK date format: 17/12/1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Earl Hudson and Jacques-Michel Huret. In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Send Me by Sam Cooke. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Naya Daur, directed by B.R. Chopra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Those Without Shadows by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Naya Daur

Naya Daur

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit, Chand Usmani

The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jürgens, David Hedison, Theodore Bikel

Country: United States of America

Old Yeller

Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk, Jeff York

Country: United States of America

The Mysterians

The Mysterians

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

Starring: Kenji Sahara, Yumi Shirakawa, Momoko Kôchi, Akihiko Hirata

Witness for the Prosecution

Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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Events

  • US successfully test-fires Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile.

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TV Series

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26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

The Real McCoys

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Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States of America

Front Page Challenge

Front Page Challenge

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Starring: Pierre Berton, Fred Davis, Gordon Sinclair, Toby Robins

Little Mole

Little Mole

Starring: Antonín Jedlicka

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Books

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Those Without Shadows by Francoise Sagan

Those Without Shadows

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain

Below The Salt

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A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall by Harnett T. Kane

The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall

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The story of Anna and Thomas Jackson in their early years, before the Civil War, and as he became known as the Confederacy's greatest tactician, and finally Anna on her own

Parkinson'S Law by C. Northcote Parkinson

Parkinson'S Law

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Parkinson's Law states that 'work expands to fill the time available'. While strenuously denied by management consultants, bureaucrats and efficiency experts, the law is borne out by disinterested observation of any

Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr

Please Don'T Eat The Daisies

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Please Don't Eat the Daisies has sold millions of copies since its original publication in 1957. It became a film in 1960 starring David Niven and Doris Day, and a television


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