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Friday 22 February 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Francis Saint-Leger and Willie Smits. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter. In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits. Hell's Crossroads, directed by Franklin Adreon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Railway Children.
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What the sky looked like on 22 February 1957

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Movies

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

Hell's Crossroads

Directed by: Franklin Adreon

Starring: Stephen McNally, Peggie Castle, Robert Vaughn, Barton MacLane

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The True Story of Jesse James

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

Starring: Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter, Hope Lange, Agnes Moorehead

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The Delinquents

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Tom Laughlin, Peter Miller, Richard Bakalyan, Rosemary Howard

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Voodoo Woman

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

Starring: Marla English, Tom Conway, Mike Connors, Lance Fuller

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Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

Starring: Mala Sinha, Guru Dutt, Waheeda Rehman, Rehman

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TV Series

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

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

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Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

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Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 February 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
  • The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Jockey Ted Atkinson records his 3,500th win.
  • Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam survives a communist shooting assassination attempt in Ban Me Thuot.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 22, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

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The Last Parallel

By: Martin Russ

Nothing can truly prepare you for the horrors of war… Martin Russ of the US Marine Corps tells his own story of being on the front lines during the war.

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

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