Sunday August 04, 1957

US date format: 8/4/1957, UK date format: 4/8/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 4, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include John Wark and Brooks D Simpson. 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 Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie 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

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

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

Operation Mad Ball

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

Der Stern von Afrika

Directed by: Alfred Weidenmann

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

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

Directed by: Val Guest

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Ancient Egypt - Jubilation of the Heart of Re
  • El Salvador - Transfiguration Bank Holiday
  • Cook Islands - Constitution Day (celebrations begin on the last Friday in July and last up to 2 weeks.)
  • Burkina Faso - Anniversary of the Revolution
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    Events

  • Juan Manuel Fangio, driving for Maserati, wins the Formula One German Grand Prix, clinching (with 4 wins that season) his record 5th world drivers championship, including his 4th consecutive championship (also a record) these 2 records endure for nearly half a century.

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

The Arlene Francis Show

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Kamerakierros

Double Six

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Books

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

The Scapegoat

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him,

Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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."

Rascals In Paradise

By: James A. Michener and Grove Day

In a thrilling collection of nonfiction adventure stories, James A. Michener returns to the most dazzling place on Earth: the islands that inspired Tales of the South Pacific.


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