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Thursday 24 October 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul Kagame and Sunil Mittal. 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. Blonde in Bondage, directed by Robert Brandt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while No Down Payment by John McPartland was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Real McCoys.
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What the sky looked like on 24 October 1957

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Movies

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Blonde in Bondage

Directed by: Robert Brandt

Starring: Mark Miller, Lars Ekborg, Anita Thallaug, Birgitta Ander

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Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Ralph Meeker, Adolphe Menjou, George Macready

Country: United States

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No Down Payment

Directed by: Martin Ritt

Starring: Joanne Woodward, Sheree North, Tony Randall, Jeffrey Hunter

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Joe Dakota

Directed by: Richard Bartlett

Starring: Jock Mahoney, Luana Patten, Charles McGraw, Barbara Lawrence

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Ride Out for Revenge

Directed by: Bernard Girard

Starring: Rory Calhoun, Gloria Grahame, Lloyd Bridges, Joanne Gilbert

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TV Series

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

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States

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The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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O Corcunda de Notre Dame

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The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, William Frawley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Christian Dior: French couturier; the creator of the "New Look" in Parisian design after WWII.
Facts:
  • Cin Redlegs decline to move to Roosevelt Stadium in Jersey City
  • The USAF starts the X-20 Dyna-Soar program.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 24, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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No Down Payment

By: John McPartland

The marital difficulties of four couples living in a southern California housing development become intertwined. Among the unhappy couples are ne'er-do-well Jerry Flagg and his long-suffering wife Isabelle, flirtatious Leola Boone

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Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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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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