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Monday 29 April 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 29, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Day-Lewis and Timothy Treadwell. In that special week of April people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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What the sky looked like on 29 April 1957

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Movies

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Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell

Country: United States

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Designing Woman

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene

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Monster from Green Hell

Directed by: Kenneth G. Crane

Starring: Jim Davis, Robert Griffin, Joel Fluellen, Barbara Turner

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Something of Value

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

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Saint Joan

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud

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TV Series

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

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

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Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 April 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Robert Blessed Robrecht Gruuthuuse (d.1157)
  • Saint Hugh of Cluny
  • International Dance Day.
  • Japan (public holiday since 1927, traditionally the start of the Golden Week holiday period.) The Emperor's Birthday (1927-1988. Holiday of Emperor Hirohito's birthday until his death in 1989).
  • Greenery Day (1989-2006).
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Facts:
  • 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
  • First military nuclear power plant dedicated, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, USA.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 29, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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The Towers Of Trebizond

By: Rose Macaulay

Hailed as "an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when" by The New York Times when it was originally published in

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The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

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