Tuesday January 22, 1957

US date format: 1/22/1957, UK date format: 22/1/1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Bossy and Brian Dayett. In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits. The Wings of Eagles, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tomahawk.
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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States of America

The Young Stranger

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: James MacArthur, Kim Hunter, James Daly, James Gregory

The Quiet Gun

Directed by: William F. Claxton

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Mara Corday, Jim Davis, Kathleen Crowley

Top Secret Affair

Directed by: H.C. Potter

Starring: Susan Hayward, Kirk Douglas, Paul Stewart, Jim Backus

Gun for a Coward

Directed by: Abner Biberman

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Jeffrey Hunter, Janice Rule, Chill Wills

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 22, 1957?


    Holidays

  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.

    Events

  • Israeli forces withdraw from the Sinai Penisula.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 22, 1957?


    Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
  2. Singing The Blues - Tommy Steele & The Steelmen
  3. The Garden Of Eden - Frankie Vaughan
  4. Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
  5. Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

The Last Hurrah

By: Edwin O'Connor

O'Connor's 1956 account of big-city politics, inspired by the career of longtime Boston Mayor James M. Curley, portrays its Irish-American political boss as a demagogue and a rogue who nonetheless deeply understands his constituents.

Much Ado About Me

By: Fred Allen

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

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.

The Decisive Battle Of Nashville

By: Stanley Fitzgerald Horn

"The Battle of Nashville, December 15 - 16, 1864, ended the Confederacy's last offensive action, removed the Confederate Army of Tennessee from the field as an effective fighting force, and realized


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