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Sunday 22 December 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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 To Live Again by Catherine Marshall was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Front Page Challenge.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 22 December 1957

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Movies

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

Naya Daur

Directed by: B.R. Chopra

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Ajit, Chand Usmani

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The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

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

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

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

Country: United States

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The Mysterians

Directed by: Ishirô Honda

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

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Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton, Elsa Lanchester

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Front Page Challenge

Written by: John Aylesworth

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

Little Mole

Starring: Antonín Jedlicka

Les cinq dernières minutes

Written by: Claude Loursais

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

Country: France

Tom Terrific

Sea Hunt

Written by: James Buxbaum

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 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.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • KWRB (now KFNE) TV channel 10 in Lander-Riverton, WY (ABC) begins
  • The CBS afternoon anthology series ''Seven Lively Arts'' presents Tchaikovsky's ballet ''The Nutcracker'' on U.S. television for the first time, although heavily abridged.
  • Hugh Everett III publishes the first scientifically founded many-worlds theory.
  • The Consumers' Association is founded in the United Kingdom.
  • The Civil Rights Commission is established in the USA under the Civil Rights Act of 1957.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 22, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

To Live Again

By: Catherine Marshall

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.

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Please Don'T Eat The Daisies

By: Jean Kerr

Please Don't Eat the Daisies has sold millions of copies since its original publication in 1957. It became a film in 1960 starring David Niven and Doris Day, and a television

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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 Gallant Mrs. Stonewall

By: Harnett T. Kane

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

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