Wednesday October 02, 1957

US date format: 10/2/1957, UK date format: 2/10/1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 2, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kate St John and Kimberly Herrin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds. In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits. Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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Jailhouse Rock

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Elvis Presley, Judy Tyler, Mickey Shaughnessy, Vaughn Taylor

Country: United States of America

Escapade in Japan

Directed by: Arthur Lubin

Starring: Teresa Wright, Cameron Mitchell, Jon Provost, Roger Nakagawa

Until They Sail

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: Jean Simmons, Paul Newman, Joan Fontaine, Piper Laurie

The Black Scorpion

Directed by: Edward Ludwig

Starring: Richard Denning, Mara Corday, Carlos Rivas, Mario Navarro

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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    Events

  • New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores

    Famous Deaths

  • Jacques Fesch: French homicide; the killer of a police...

TV Series

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

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

Written by: Irving Pincus

Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Written by: Roy Huggins

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

By Love Possessed

By: James Gould Cozzens

A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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

The World Of Suzie Wong

By: Richard Mason

Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.


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