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Friday 22 February 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include 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. The Incredible Shrinking Man, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Men To Match My Mountains by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Six-Five Special.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Zane Grey Theater

Written by: Luke Short, Charles A. Wallace

Starring: Dick Powell

Country: United States

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Movies

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

The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey

Country: United States

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The Wrong Man

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle

Country: United States

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The King and Four Queens

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Eleanor Parker, Jean Willes

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in February 1957?

  • Life: Julie London
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Martin Luther King -- Feb. 18, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7500

Books

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

Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.

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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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