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Tuesday 2 July 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bret Hart and Purvis Short. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone. In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Loving You, directed by Hal Kanter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Wonderful O. by James Thurber 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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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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Love in the Afternoon

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison

Country: United States

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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 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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1957 ?

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
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  • 1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback
  • First submarine powered by liquid metal cooled reactor completed-the Seawolf.

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

The Wonderful O.

By: James Thurber

Confusion reigns on the island of Ooroo when the letter O is banished. By the author of The 13 Clocks.

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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."

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Far, Far The Mountain Peak

By: John Masters

May Week Ball at Cambridge had begun light-heartedly enough, with dancing and lobster and Chateau Yquem. But before the night was out, Peter Savage had made a decision that would profoundly alter

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The Turn Of The Tide

By: Arthur Bryant

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

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