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Saturday 26 October 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Glen Murray (politician) and Julie Dawn Cole. 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 The King Ranch by Tom Lea was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Californians.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

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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Joe Dakota

Directed by: Richard Bartlett

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

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Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko

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The Tin Star

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Henry Fonda, Anthony Perkins, Betsy Palmer, Michel Ray

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TV Series

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

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour

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

Country: United States

Man Without a Gun

Written by: Peter Packer

Starring: Rex Reason, Mort Mills, Harry Harvey, Forrest Taylor

Country: United States

The Benny Hill Show

Directed by: Kenneth Carter, Albert Locke

Starring: Benny Hill, Vivienne Martin, Ronnie Brody, Dave Freeman

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Vatican Radio begins broadcasting.
  • USSR fires defense minister, Marshal Georgi Zhukov.

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Books

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

The King Ranch

By: Tom Lea

Two volumes describing life and times of the Texas King's Ranch. If you want to know who the west began and how it was shaped these books are for you..

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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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By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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