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Sunday 17 February 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on February 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Loreena McKennitt and Douglas Urbanski. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. The True Story of Jesse James, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tonight.
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What the sky looked like on 17 February 1957

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Movies

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The True Story of Jesse James

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Hope Lange, Agnes Moorehead

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The Delinquents

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Peter Miller, Richard Bakalyan, Rosemary Howard

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Voodoo Woman

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Marla English, Tom Conway, Mike Connors, Lance Fuller

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Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent, Paul Langton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

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Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

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Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Evermodus
  • Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
  • Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
  • Random Acts of Kindness Day.
  • Ancient Latvia - Tanis Diena observed.
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Facts:
  • Suez Canal reopens
  • Fire in Warreton, Missouri, kills 72.
  • Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Saint Petersburg Golf Open.
  • Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is executed by the British colonial government.
  • The last person to be executed in New Zealand, Walter James Bolton, is hanged at Mount Eden Prison for poisoning his wife.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 17, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Autumn Across America

By: Edwin Way Teale

The account of a roving 20,000-mile pilgrimage across 26 states coast to coast--from Cape Cod to California--through the year's most colorful season.

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The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

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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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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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