Saturday October 19, 1957

US date format: 10/19/1957, UK date format: 19/10/1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart 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 Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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

Country: United States of America

No Down Payment

Directed by: Martin Ritt

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

Joe Dakota

Directed by: Richard Bartlett

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

Ride Out for Revenge

Directed by: Bernard Girard

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

Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

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

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Historical Events

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    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)
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    Events

  • Damn Yankees closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 1,022 performances

    Famous Deaths

  • Vere G Childe: British archaeologist / prehistorian,...

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

Maverick

Written by: Roy Huggins

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

Magazine Covers

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Books

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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".

Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy

By: Henry A. Kissinger

Henry Alfred Kissinger is a German-born American writer, political scientist, diplomat, and businessman. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon …

Operation Sea Lion

By: Peter Fleming

In the summer of 1940 the Germans prepared to launch Operation Sea Lion, the invasion of England. The British, barely recovered from Dunkirk, rallied their defenses.

The Scapegoat

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him,


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