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Sunday 29 December 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Bodin and Bruce Beutler. 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 Please Don'T Eat The Daisies by Jean Kerr 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 29 December 1957 ?

  • The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Louis Bodin: French meteorologist engineer, TV weather presenter, radio and TV host, he should have presented the French version of the Swedish adventure game "Dropped" in 2015 but his project was stopped because of a crash involving candidates and technicians (helicopter collision).
  • Bruce Beutler
  • Brad Grey: American screenwriter and producer.
  • Oliver Hirschbiegel: German actor director and producer.
  • Iain Paxton: Scottish rugby player and coach.
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  • Singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme wed in Las Vegas
  • Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game.

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

Please Don'T Eat The Daisies

By: Jean Kerr

Please Don't Eat the Daisies has sold millions of copies since its original publication in 1957. It became a film in 1960 starring David Niven and Doris Day, and a television

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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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Mr. Baruch

By: Margaret L. Coit

Bernard Baruch gave this Pulitzer Prize author free access to the vast collection of papers covering his career, making this book his definitive biography.

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Peter Freuchen'S Book Of The Seven Seas

By: Peter Freuchen and David Loth

Peter Freuchen drew upon his vast knowledge of nautical fact and legend, as well as his fantastic personal experiences, to write BOOK OF THE SEVEN SEAS.

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