Sunday December 22, 1957

US date format: 12/22/1957, UK date format: 22/12/1957
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ricky Ross and Annie Lemoine. 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 Those Without Shadows by Francoise Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Movies

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Naya Daur

Naya Daur

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit, Chand Usmani

Wild Strawberries

Wild Strawberries

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

The Enemy Below

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Country: United States of America

Old Yeller

Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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

Country: United States of America

The Mysterians

The Mysterians

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 22, 1957?


Holidays

  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
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Events

  • KWRB (now KFNE) TV channel 10 in Lander-Riverton, WY (ABC) begins

Famous Birthday

Sport Games on December 22, 1957

Sport Games on December 22, 1957


NFL

American Football
  • Detroit Lions - San Francisco 49ers : 31 - 27
  • Pittsburgh Steelers - Chicago Cardinals : 27 - 2
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TV Series

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26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Front Page Challenge

Front Page Challenge

Written by:

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

Les cinq dernières minutes

Les cinq dernières minutes

Written by:

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

Country: France

Little Mole

Little Mole

Starring: Antonín Jedlicka

Tom Terrific

Tom Terrific

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Those Without Shadows by Francoise Sagan

Those Without Shadows

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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

The New Class by Milovan Djilas

The New Class

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This is a book on Communism by a man who used to be one of its heroes. One of the greatest political documents of our time--perhaps the most important in its force and effectiveness--this explosive indictment may be regarded as …

The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall by Harnett T. Kane

The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall

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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

To Live Again by Catherine Marshall

To Live Again

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For more than forty years To Live Again has been treasured by readers as a true story of divine comfort, human love, and spiritual adventure.

Below The Salt by Thomas B. Costain

Below The Salt

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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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