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Friday 19 July 1957

1957-07-19

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July 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. Night Passage, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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Movies

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

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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An Affair to Remember

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Date with the Angels

Starring: Betty White, Bill Williams

Country: United States

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Men, Women and Clothes

Starring: Doris Langley Moore, Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrick Berhault: French free climber, mountaineer and mountain guide, best known for popularizing sport climbing in France with his friend rock climber legend Patrick Edlinger in the late '70s and in the '80s.
  • Benoît Duquesne: French journalist and TV host, he presented "Complément d'enquête" on France 2..
  • Cathy Reynolds: Kansas City, Missouri -- LPGA golfer (1981 Golden Lights).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada
  • First rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada, USA.
  • Don Bowden becomes first American to break 4 minute mile (3:58.7).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Maria Schell
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Norman Chandler -- July 15, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7521

Books

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

Don'T Go Near The Water

By: William Brinkley

Set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II, this classic humor novel about the public relations sector of the Navy follows the adventures of a group of young officers, commissioned without the corrupting ...

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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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