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Wednesday 24 April 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stanny Van Paesschen and Boris Williams. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Something of Value, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Day Of Infamy by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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Movies

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Something of Value

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

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Saint Joan

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud

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Untamed Youth

Directed by: Howard W. Koch

Starring: Mamie Van Doren, Lori Nelson, John Russell, Don Burnett

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart, Christopher Lee

Country: United States

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All Mine to Give

Directed by: Allen Reisner

Starring: Glynis Johns, Cameron Mitchell, Rex Thompson, Patty McCormack

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TV Series

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

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

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Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 April 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
  • 24-Hour Comics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stanny Van Paesschen: Dutch equestrian who attended the Atlanta Olympics, placing 52nd in Individual Jumping and 13th in Team Jumping.
  • Boris Williams: French-English drummer (The Cure Thompson Twins and Babacar).
  • David J: English bass player (Bauhaus and Love and Rockets).
  • Michael Pryor: Writer.
  • Tricia Lange: Hollywood, California -- Playmate (June, 1984).
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Facts:
  • Chicago Cubs' pitchers walk National League record nine Cincinnati Reds in 5th inning.
  • Suez Crisis: The Suez Canal is reopened following the introduction of UNEF peacekeepers to the region.
  • Patrick Moore presents the first episode of ''The Sky at Night'', a BBC television programme for astronomy enthusiasts.

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Books

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Day Of Infamy

By: Walter Lord

A special 60th anniversary edition of the bestselling re-creation of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, by the author of A Night to Remember.Sunday,

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The Bridge At Andau

By: James A. Michener

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels.

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The Crisis Of The Old Order

By: Arthur Schlesinger

The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.’s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the ...

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The Lion And The Throne

By: Catherine Drinker Bowen

Sir Edward Coke was perhaps the pre-eminent jurist during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James of England. He was the prime author of the Petition of Right, so this

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