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Sunday 31 March 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kent (singer) and Marc McClure in San Mateo. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams. In UK Young Love by Tab Hunter was in the top 5 hits. 12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Bible As History by Werner Keller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Silent Service.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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The Incredible Shrinking Man

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Grant Williams, Randy Stuart, April Kent

Country: United States

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Funny Face

Directed by: Stanley Donen

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire, Kay Thompson

Country: United States

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The Wings of Eagles

Directed by: John Ford

Starring: John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Dan Dailey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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The New Adventures of Spin and Marty

Starring: Tim Considine, David Stollery, Kevin Corcoran, J. Pat O'Malley

Country: United States

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Air Power

Starring: Walter Cronkite

Country: United States

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The Nat King Cole Show

Starring: Nat 'King' Cole, Nelson Riddle

Country: United States

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West Point

Starring: Donald May

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1957 ?

  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
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  • Elections to the Territorial Assembly of the French colony Upper Volta are held. After the elections PDU and MDV form a government.
  • Rodgers and Hammerstein's ''Cinderella'', the team's only musical written especially for television, is telecast live and in color by CBS, starring Julie Andrews in the title role. The production is seen by millions, but this 1957 version is not to be telecast again for more than 40 years, when a kinescope of it is shown.
  • April ndash IBM sells the first compiler for the FORTRAN scientific programming language.

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

The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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A Study Of History

By: Arnold J. Toynbee

Arnold Toynbee's A Study of History has been acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of modern scholarship. A ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of human civilizations, it

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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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Herb Caen'S Guide To San Francisco

By: Herb Caen

Hardcover 1957 stated first edition, no jacket. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions

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