Monday July 01, 1957

US date format: 7/1/1957, UK date format: 1/7/1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pierre Laurent (politician) and Lisa Blount. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone. In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits. Il Grido, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Il Grido

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Gabriella Pallotta, Steve Cochran, Alida Valli, Dorian Gray

Silk Stockings

Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian

Starring: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Janis Paige, Peter Lorre

Gun Glory

Directed by: Roy Rowland

Starring: Stewart Granger, Rhonda Fleming, Chill Wills, Steve Rowland

An Affair to Remember

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Country: United States of America

The Flying Carpet

Directed by: Gennadiy Kazanskiy

Starring: Nikolay Volkov, Aleksei Litvinov, Gennadi Khudyakov, Lev Kovalchuk

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 01, 1957?


    Holidays

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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    Events

  • WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield / Keene / Brat, MA (IND) 1st broadcast

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

The George Mitchell Glee Club

Summers Here

The Gay Cavalier

Starring: Christian Marquand, Larry Burns, Ivan Craig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

The Hidden Persuaders

By: Vance Packard

"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

They Fought For The Sky

By: Quentin Reynolds

The dramatic story of the first war in the air.

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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