Friday August 02, 1957

US date format: 8/2/1957, UK date format: 2/8/1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 2, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Butch Vig and Annick Cojean. 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 Day Christ Died by Jim Bishop was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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Man of a Thousand Faces

Man of a Thousand Faces

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

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

Operation Mad Ball

Operation Mad Ball

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

Der Stern von Afrika

Der Stern von Afrika

Directed by: Alfred Weidenmann

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

3:10 to Yuma

3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr, Leora Dana

Country: United States of America

The Abominable Snowman

The Abominable Snowman

Directed by: Val Guest

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

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Holidays

  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

The Arlene Francis Show

The Arlene Francis Show

TV-veikkaus

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Kamerakierros

Kamerakierros

Double Six

Double Six

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The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv by John Steinbeck

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

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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

The Turn Of The Tide by Arthur Bryant

The Turn Of The Tide

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1939-1943.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in poor all round condition, suitable as a reading copy

The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story

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the nun's story

Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck

Letter From Peking

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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

Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy

Profiles In Courage

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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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