Monday 5 August 1957

US date format: 8/5/1957, UK date format: 5/8/1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrei Yevgeniyevich Zaitsev and Tom Rice. 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. Across the Bridge, directed by Ken Annakin, 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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What the sky looked like on 5 August 1957

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Movies

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Across the Bridge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

Starring: Rod Steiger, David Knight, Bernard Lee, Noel Willman

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The Sun Also Rises

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn, Mel Ferrer

Country: United States of America

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Omar Khayyam

Directed by: William Dieterle

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget, John Derek

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Man of a Thousand Faces

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

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

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Operation Mad Ball

Directed by: Richard Quine

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

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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 of America

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The Big Record

The Arlene Francis Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
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Facts:
  • Comic strip Andy Capp made its debut
  • American Bandstand, a show dedicated to the teenage ''baby-boomers'' by playing the songs and showing popular dances of the time, debuts on the ABC television network.
  • Brooklyn Sports Authority gets an engineering report on 50,000-seat stadium in downtown area for estimated $207 million
  • WJZ-TV in Baltimore Maryland begins radio transmissions

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Books

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

The Day Christ Died

By: Jim Bishop

"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

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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

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive …

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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,

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