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Thursday 19 December 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cyril Collard and Kevin McHale. 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 The Real McCoys.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 19 December 1957

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Movies

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

Naya Daur

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit, Chand Usmani

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The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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

Country: United States

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The Mysterians

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

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

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Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

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

Country: United States

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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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Front Page Challenge

Written by: John Aylesworth

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

Little Mole

Starring: Antonín Jedlicka

Les cinq dernières minutes

Written by: Claude Loursais

Starring: Marc Eyraud, Jacques Debary, Raymond Souplex, Jean Daurand

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Music Man opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances
  • The Music Man, starring Robert Preston, opens at Majestic Theater in New York City for 1375 performances.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 19, 1957 - Geocentric view

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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

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

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".

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The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall

By: Harnett T. Kane

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

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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