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Saturday 28 December 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emmanuel Hamelin and Anne Sargeant. In that special week of December people in US were listening to April Love by Pat Boone. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Jubilee by Edward Weeks and Emily Flint was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sea Hunt.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Enemy Below

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Curd Jrgens, David Hedison

Country: United States

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Old Yeller

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Fess Parker, Tommy Kirk

Country: United States

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Smiles of a Summer Night

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson

Country: United States

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Oh, Mr. Porter!

Directed by: Marcel Varnel

Starring: Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt

Country: United States

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Witness for the Prosecution

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Tyrone Power, Marlene Dietrich, Charles Laughton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Sea Hunt

Written by: James Buxbaum

Starring: Lloyd Bridges

Country: United States

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Starring: George C. Kenney

Country: United States

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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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The Twentieth Century

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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Tombstone Territory

Starring: Pat Conway, Richard Eastham

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1957 ?

  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
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What news were making the headlines those days in December 1957?

Life magazine


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


By: Edward Weeks and Emily Flint


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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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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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Kids Say The Darndest Things!

By: Art Linkletter

Almost 50 years since its first printing, this famous collection of children's wisdom and witticisms is now back in print in a facsimile edition to entertain a whole new generation.

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