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Tuesday 29 October 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vittorio Rambaldi and Toni Childs. 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. Pursuit of the Graf Spee, directed by Michael Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while On The Beach by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Twentieth Century.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

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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The Colditz Story

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes

Country: United States

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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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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How to Marry a Millionaire

Starring: Merry Anders, Barbara Eden, Lori Nelson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 October 1957 ?

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
  • St. Theodore
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Famous Deaths:
  • Israel's prime minister David Ben Gurion and five of his ministers are injured when a hand grenade is tossed into Israel's parliament, the Knesset.

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

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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Bridge To The Sun

By: Gwen Terasaki

National Book Award Finalist Non-Fiction (1958) * Washington Post Non-Fiction Book of the Year (1958) * New York Times Bestseller Bridge to the Sun is a beautiful, tender, and moving love

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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.

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Below The Salt

By: Thomas B. Costain

A vivid and violent tale of England and Europe and the signing of the magna charta, by the author of "the silver chalice" and "the black rose".

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