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Sunday 20 October 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 20, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jane Bonham-Carter and Chris Cowdrey. 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 No Down Payment by John McPartland 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 20 October 1957

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Movies

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

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 20 October 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Facts:
  • Karachi A (277-0d) beat Sind A by an innings w / o losing a wkt
  • Walter Cronkite begins hosting weekly documentary

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 20, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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No Down Payment

By: John McPartland

The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone

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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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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 ...

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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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