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Saturday 21 September 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 21, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ethan Coen and Kevin Rudd. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. The Bridge on the River Kwai, directed by David Lean, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
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Movies

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The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States

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Les Girls

Directed by: George Cukor

Starring: Gene Kelly, Mitzi Gaynor, Kay Kendall, Taina Elg

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The Helen Morgan Story

Directed by: Michael Curtiz

Starring: Ann Blyth, Paul Newman, Richard Carlson, Gene Evans

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The Brain from Planet Arous

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: John Agar, Joyce Meadows, Robert Fuller, Thomas Browne Henry

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The Joker Is Wild

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Mitzi Gaynor, Jeanne Crain, Eddie Albert

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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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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 September 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
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Facts:
  • Perry Mason with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
  • German sailing school ship Pamir sails Atlantic Ocean
  • Olav V, becomes King of Norway
  • Pote Sarasin forms government in Thailand

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 21, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Letter From Peking

By: Pearl S. Buck

At the outbreak of war, a half-Chinese man sends his family back to America, beginning an absence punctuated only by his letters, and a son who must make sense of his

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The Durable Fire

By: Howard Swiggett

Durable Fire, 1957 BOMC, by Howard Swiggett. Hardcover with dust jacket, 366 pages, published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

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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 ...

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The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be

By: Farley Mowat

Farely Mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He

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