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Thursday 1 August 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Michel Casa and Paolo Coni. 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 Take My Life by Eddie Cantor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Paar Tonight Show.
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TV Series

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

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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 August 1957 ?

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:
  • Jean-Michel Casa: French diplomat, ambassador to Jordan 2002-2006 and ambassador to Argentina since 2013.
  • Paolo Coni: Italian baritone.
  • 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.
  • C Laing: American porn actress.
  • Taylor Negron: American actor and screenwriter (d. 2015).
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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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Books

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

Take My Life

By: Eddie Cantor

TAKE MY LIFE is Eddie Cantor's autobiography, filled with anecdotes and stories about Eddie, his wonderful wife Ida, and their five-girl family, as well as Eddie's friends, the now fabled names

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The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

By: John Steinbeck

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the

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Life At Happy Knoll

By: John P. Marquand

First hardcover edition. Golf fiction.

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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