Wednesday December 18, 1957

US date format: 12/18/1957, UK date format: 18/12/1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 18, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Cainer and Dinesh Paliwal. 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 The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Movies

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Naya Daur

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit, Chand Usmani

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Country: United States of America

Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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

Country: United States of America

The Mysterians

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

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

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

Which were the important events of December 18, 1957?


    Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
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    Events

  • Shippingport Atomic Power Stn, 1st nuke plant to generate electricity

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

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

Country: United States of America

Front Page Challenge

Written by: John Aylesworth

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

Little Mole

Starring: Antonín Jedlicka

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The World Of Suzie Wong

By: Richard Mason

Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas

By: Peter Freuchen and David Loth

Peter Freuchen drew upon his vast knowledge of nautical fact and legend, as well as his fantastic personal experiences, to write BOOK OF THE SEVEN SEAS.

On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive …

San Francisco Bay

By: Harold Gilliam

A factual and fascinating account of the history, life and lore of Californias vital inland sea. dw, 1957 1st signed author

The Sound Of Thunder

By: Taylor Caldwell

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