Friday April 26, 1957

US date format: 4/26/1957, UK date format: 26/4/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 26, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julie Nihill and Sibylle Canonica. 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 As France Goes by David Schoenbrun was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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Something of Value

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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

Saint Joan

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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

Untamed Youth

Directed by: Howard W. Koch

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

The Curse of Frankenstein

Directed by: Terence Fisher

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

Country: United States of America

All Mine to Give

Directed by: Allen Reisner

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
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    Events

  • Jamestown, Va 350th Anniversary Festival opens

TV Series

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

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Books

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

As France Goes

By: David Schoenbrun

341pages. Relié.

The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

Twilight For The Gods

By: Ernest Gann

The end of the Age of Sail, like the end of the Age of Democracy, means the Captain of even the smallest craft dreads to give up the ship.

Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank


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