Friday February 22, 1957

US date format: 2/22/1957, UK date format: 22/2/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart 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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Movies

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Hell's Crossroads

Hell's Crossroads

Directed by: Franklin Adreon

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

The True Story of Jesse James

The True Story of Jesse James

Directed by: Nicholas Ray

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

The Delinquents

The Delinquents

Directed by: Robert Altman

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

Voodoo Woman

Voodoo Woman

Directed by: Edward L. Cahn

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

Pyaasa

Pyaasa

Directed by: Guru Dutt

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
  • United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
  • Ash Wednesday in 2023.
  • Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
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Events

  • Jockey Ted Atkinson records his 3,500th win.

Famous Birthday

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TV Series

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The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Tonight

Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

Contact

Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

Tomahawk

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

Be My Guest

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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Books

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The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

The Fountain Overflows

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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.

Tower In The West by Frank Norris

Tower In The West

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1957 Harper Novel Prize Winner. His second book.

The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man

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The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.

The Last Of The Wine by Mary Renault

The Last Of The Wine

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In The Last of the Wine, two young Athenians, Alexias and Lysis, compete in the palaestra, journey to the Olympic games, fight in the wars against Sparta, and study under Socrates.

Much Ado About Me by Fred Allen

Much Ado About Me

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Radio and film star Fred Allen's autobiography: Much Ado About Me.


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