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Monday 2 September 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Steve Porcaro and Tony Alva. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Quatermass II: Enemy from Space, directed by Val Guest, 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 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 ?

Quatermass II: Enemy from Space

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sid James

Country: United States

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The Pajama Game

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney

Country: United States

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A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Franois Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock

Country: United States

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The Sun Also Rises

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn

Country: United States

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Band of Angels

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 September 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Mauritius - Ganesh Chaturthi
  • Also see September 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Sophia
  • Sedan Day (Sedantag) - traditional national German holiday (see Sedan, France) that commemorates Prussia's victory over France in 1870, making the German Empire a reality.
  • Transnistria - Independence day, note Transnistria is not an internationally recognized independent state
Famous Birthdays:
  • Steve Porcaro: Los Angeles, California -- Rock keyboards / vocalist (Toto-Roseanna, Africa).
  • Tony Alva: American skateboarder and bass player.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st edition newspaper the Ware Time (in Suriname), 1,700 die
  • President Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1957?

  • Life: Altitude record
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: James Cozzens -- Sep. 2, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7528

Books

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

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

At once a rousing entertaining farce and gentle love story, this novel is set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II.

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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

Rose Aubrey is one of a family of four children. Their father, Piers, is the disgraced son of an Irish landowning family, a violent, noble, and quite unscrupulous leader of popular causes.

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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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