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Saturday 26 January 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Road Warrior Hawk and Shivlal Yadav. 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 King Of Paris by Guy Endore was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Tomahawk.
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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1957

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

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

Country: United States

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The Young Stranger

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

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

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The Quiet Gun

Directed by: William F. Claxton

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

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Top Secret Affair

Directed by: H.C. Potter

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

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Gun for a Coward

Directed by: Abner Biberman

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

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TV Series

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

Tomahawk

Directed by: George Sherman

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Be My Guest

Directed by: Lance Comfort

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Anything Goes

Directed by: Sid Smith

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It's Up to You

Directed by: Not specifed

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Give Us This Day

Directed by: Adam Stern

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
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Facts:
  • India annexes Kashmir.
  • Joseph F Cairnes succeeds Lou Perini as president of Milwaukee Braves.
  • Dutch PSP, Pacifist Socialistic Party, forms.
  • The Ibirapuera Planetarium (the first in the Southern Hemisphere) is inaugurated in the city of São Paulo, Brazil.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 26, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of January 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

Books

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

King Of Paris

By: Guy Endore

"He was one of those men who lead 10 lives while the rest of us live one." That's how the author begins this biographical novel about Alexandre Dumas.

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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.

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The Testimony Of The Spade

By: Geoffrey Bibby

LIFE IN NORTHERN EUROPE FROM 15,000 B.C. TO THE TIME OF THE VIKINGS. A wonderful work of archeology, traces consecutively the movements and flowering of early Europeans from the Alps north

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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.

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