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Saturday 19 October 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 19, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Doug Kirby and Karl Wallingher. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Paths of Glory, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard 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 19 October 1957

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Movies

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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States

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No Down Payment

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Joanne Woodward, Sheree North, Tony Randall, Jeffrey Hunter

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Joe Dakota

Directed by: Richard Bartlett

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Luana Patten, Charles McGraw, Barbara Lawrence

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Ride Out for Revenge

Directed by: Bernard Girard

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Gloria Grahame, Lloyd Bridges, Joanne Gilbert

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Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

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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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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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O Corcunda de Notre Dame

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The Gray Ghost

Starring: Tod Andrews, Phil Chambers

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 October 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman Catholic Saints - Saints Jean de BrTbeuf, Isaac Jogues, and Companions; Saint Frideswide
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Vere G Childe: British archaeologist / prehistorian, dies at 65.
Facts:
  • Damn Yankees closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 1,022 performances
  • Maurice Rocket Richard, Mont, became 1st NHLer to score 500 goals

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 19, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Hidden Persuaders

By: Vance Packard

"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

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The Pink Hotel

By: Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis

Dust jacket notes: "It's a great big, if admittedly somewhat peculiar, world and there are all sorts of people in it - particularly in resort hotels during the season.

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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

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Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

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