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Thursday 1 August 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Georges Tron and Jean-Michel Casa. 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. Man of a Thousand Faces, directed by Joseph Pevney, 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 Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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What the sky looked like on 1 August 1957

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Movies

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

Man of a Thousand Faces

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: James Cagney, Dorothy Malone, Jane Greer, Marjorie Rambeau

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Operation Mad Ball

Directed by: Richard Quine

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Kathryn Grant, Arthur O'Connell

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Der Stern von Afrika

Directed by: Alfred Weidenmann

Starring: Joachim Hansen, Marianne Koch, Hansjörg Felmy, Horst Frank

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The Abominable Snowman

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing, Maureen Connell, Richard Wattis

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The Flesh Is Weak

Directed by: Don Chaffey

Starring: John Derek, Milly Vitale, William Franklyn, Martin Benson

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TV Series

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

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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The Arlene Francis Show

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
  • Switzerland - National Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Georges Tron: French politician, who served as Secretary of Public Affairs in the Cabinet of François Baroin but resigned after accusations of sexual assault were made against him.
  • Paul Provenza: Actor.
  • Jean-Michel Casa: French diplomat, ambassador to Jordan 2002-2006 and ambassador to Argentina since 2013.
  • Paolo Coni: Italian baritone.
  • C Laing: American porn actress.
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Facts:
  • 1st coml building heated by Sun (Albuquerque NM)
  • Gil Hodges hits his NL record 13th career grand slam (Last by Brooklyn)
  • US and Canada create North American Air Defense Command (NORAD)
  • First commercial building heated by Sun (Albuquerque, New Mexico).
  • The United States and Canada form the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 01, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Scapegoat

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him,

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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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Life At Happy Knoll

By: John P. Marquand

First hardcover edition. Golf fiction.

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Letter From Peking

By: Pearl S. Buck

At the outbreak of war, a half-Chinese man sends his family back to America, beginning an absence punctuated only by his letters, and a son who must make sense of his

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