Monday December 30, 1957

US date format: 12/30/1957, UK date format: 30/12/1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 30, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Lauer and Bruce Beutler. In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits. Bonjour tristesse, directed by Otto Preminger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Life Of The Party by Bennett Cerf was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kitty Foyle.
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Bonjour tristesse

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Jean Seberg, David Niven, Deborah Kerr, Mylène Demongeot

Country: United States of America

The Gypsy and the Gentleman

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Keith Michell, Flora Robson, Patrick McGoohan

Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

Escapade in Japan

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Teresa Wright, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa

Quiet Flows the Don

Directed by: Sergey Gerasimov

Starring: Pyotr Glebov, Elina Bystritskaya, Zinaida Kirienko, Daniil Ilchenko


Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 30, 1957?


  • The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
  • Philippines - Rizal Day


  • Israeli government of Ben-Gurion resigns.
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Music charts

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TV Series

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Kitty Foyle

Directed by: Sam Wood

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts

Starring: Leonard Bernstein, New York Philharmonic

Country: United States of America

Shirley Temple's Storybook

Starring: Shirley Temple

Country: United States of America

La belle équipe

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

The Life Of The Party

By: Bennett Cerf

The Life of the Party

Men To Match My Mountains

By: Irving Stone

A collection of stories which provides an insight into the colorful and diverse personalities of the settlers who helped tame America's Far West.

The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead


The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

The Unicorn And Other Poems

By: Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The author of Gift from the Sea presents a collection of poems that offers enduring meditations on love, loss, beauty, and the sweep of time. 15,000 first printing.

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