Saturday October 26, 1957

US date format: 10/26/1957, UK date format: 26/10/1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 26, 1957). 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 Dog Who Wouldn'T Be by Farley Mowat was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Blonde in Bondage

Directed by: Robert Brandt

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

Paths of Glory

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

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

Country: United States of America

No Down Payment

Directed by: Martin Ritt

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

Joe Dakota

Directed by: Richard Bartlett

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

Ride Out for Revenge

Directed by: Bernard Girard

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 26, 1957?


    Holidays

  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
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    Events

  • Vatican Radio begins broadcasting.

TV Series

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

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

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

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Written by: Roy Huggins

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Books

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

The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be

By: Farley Mowat

Farely Mowat's best loved book tells the splendidly entertaining story of his boyhood on the Canadian prairies. Mutt's pedigree was uncertain, but his madness was indisputable. He

The Pink Hotel

By: Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis

Dust jacket notes: "It's a great big, if admittedly somewhat peculiar, world and there are all sorts of people in it - particularly in resort hotels during the season.

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..

On The Road

By: Jack Kerouac

In its time Jack Kerouac's masterpiece was the bible of the Beat Generation, the essential prose accompaniment to Allen Ginsberg's Howl.

Nuclear Weapons And Foreign Policy

By: Henry A. Kissinger

Henry Alfred Kissinger is a German-born American writer, political scientist, diplomat, and businessman. A recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, he served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents Richard Nixon …


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