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Sunday 17 November 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Debbie Thrower . 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. April Love, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
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What the sky looked like on 17 November 1957

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

April Love

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels, Arthur O'Connell

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Stopover Tokyo

Directed by: Richard L. Breen

Starring: Robert Wagner, Joan Collins, Edmond O'Brien, Ken Scott

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The One That Got Away

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander

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The Tall Stranger

Directed by: Thomas Carr

Starring: Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Barry Kelley, Michael Ansara

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Bombers B-52

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Marsha Hunt, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

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

Country: United States

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The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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The Silver Sword

Starring: Melvyn Hayes, Pat Pleasance, Ingrid Sylvester, Frazer Hines

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Les aventures de Tintin

Starring: Paul Frees, Larry Harmon, Dal McKennon, Georges Poujouly

Country: Belgium

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 November
Facts:
  • WBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Vickers Viscount G-AOHP of British European Airways crashes at Ballerup after the failure of three engines on approach to Copenhagen Airport. The cause is a malfunction of the anti-icing system on the aircraft.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 17, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Day Christ Died

By: Jim Bishop

"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

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The New Class

By: Milovan Djilas

This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as ...

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To Live Again

By: Catherine Marshall

For more than forty years To Live Again has been treasured by readers as a true story of divine comfort, human love, and spiritual adventure.

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Parkinson'S Law

By: C. Northcote Parkinson

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

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