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Friday 2 August 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Stephen Kelly Petterson and Farhat Basir Khan. In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The New Adventures of Charlie Chan.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Band of Angels

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Reform School Girl

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Gloria Castillo, Ross Ford, Edd Byrnes

Country: United States

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Night Passage

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Pride and the Passion

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren

Country: United States

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Loving You

Directed by: Hal Kanter

Starring: Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan

Starring: J. Carrol Naish, James Hong

Country: United States

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The Jack Paar Tonight Show

Starring: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar

Country: United States

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The Gay Cavalier

Starring: Christian Marquand, Larry Burns, Ivan Craig

Country: United Kingdom

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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The George Sanders Mystery Theater

Starring: George Sanders

Country: United States

Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
  • Stephen Kelly Petterson: Auckland, New Zealand -- Smallbore rifle (1996 Olympics).
  • Farhat Basir Khan: Indian Photography and Media Activist Academician, a critically acclaimed Media Professional.
  • Farhat Khan: Indian photographer and academic.
  • Mojo Nixon: American singer, lyricist and actor.
  • Butch Vig: American drummer songwriter and producer (Garbage and Spooner).
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Books

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

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

Clean, bright used copy with tight binding. NEVER a library book. LISTEDBY(KAD)

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The Tribe That Lost Its Head

By: Nicholas Monsarrat

Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.

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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.

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Merry Christmas, Mr. Baxter

By: Edward Streeter

Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little ...

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Videogames

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