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Thursday 28 November 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kamal and Sarah Green. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley. In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits. Sayonara, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while San Francisco Bay by Harold Gilliam was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Les aventures de Tintin.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


Directed by: Joshua Logan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Ricardo Montalban, Patricia Owens

Country: United States

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Zero Hour!

Directed by: Hall Bartlett

Starring: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden

Country: United States

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Pursuit of the Graf Spee

Directed by: Michael Powell

Starring: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter

Country: United States

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Nights of Cabiria

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi

Country: United States

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Pal Joey

Directed by: George Sidney

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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26 Men

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States

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Starring: Guy Williams, Gene Sheldon, Henry Calvin, Don Diamond

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 November 1957 ?

  • Also see November 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day - Ascension of `Abdu'l-Bah�
  • Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii: Feast of the Holy Sovereigns in honor of the founders of the Anglican Church of Hawaii
  • Albania - Albanian Independence day (from Turkey, 1912); also known as Albanian Flag Day due to other National events that correspond to this day
  • Mauritania - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sarah Green: American movie producer; she produced "Frida," the 2002 award-winning film about artist Frida Kahlo, starring Selma Hayak and directed by Julie Taymor.
  • Kamal : Director.
  • Geoff Payne: Family Member.
  • Peeter Järvelaid: Estonian historian and scholar.
  • David Van Day: English singer (Dollar Guys 'n' Dolls and Bucks Fizz).
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  • Look Homeward, Angel with Anthony Perkins premieres in New York City
  • Warren Spahn of the Braves wins Cy Young Award

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

San Francisco Bay

By: Harold Gilliam

A factual and fascinating account of the history, life and lore of Californias vital inland sea. dw, 1957 1st signed author

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The World Of Suzie Wong

By: Richard Mason

Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

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When The Bough Breaks

By: Otis Carney

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

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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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