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Wednesday 23 October 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louann Fernald San Antonio TX and Sue Ertl. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Wake Up Little Susie by The Everly Brothers. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Nights of Cabiria, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Twentieth Century.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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26 Men

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States

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Zorro

Starring: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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How to Marry a Millionaire

Starring: Merry Anders, Barbara Eden, Lori Nelson

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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The Colditz Story

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes

Country: United States

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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy

Country: United States

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Raintree County

Directed by: Edward Dmytryk

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Eva Marie Saint

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3
  • First test firing of Vanguard satellite launch vehicle, TV-3.
  • Morocco begins its invasion of Ifni.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Tracing Sputnik
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Prince Philip -- Oct. 21, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7535

Books

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

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 Day Christ Died

By: Jim Bishop

"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

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The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be

By: Farley Mowat

Farely Mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He

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