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Tuesday 6 August 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James McGreevey and Faith Prince. 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 Too Much, Too Soon by Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank 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 6 August 1957

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

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

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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

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The Big Record

The Arlene Francis Show

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Faith Prince: Augusta, Georgia -- Broadway actress (Guys & Dolls, Carousel).
  • James McGreevey: American politician, Democratic NJ governor inaugurated on January 15, 2002 until his resignation amid scandal, which he announced in August 2004.
  • Liza Todd: American noted family, daughter of Liz Taylor and Mike Todd.
  • Bob Horner: American baseball player.
  • Jim McGreevey: American lawyer and politician 52nd Governor of New Jersey.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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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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Take My Life

By: Eddie Cantor

TAKE MY LIFE is Eddie Cantor's autobiography, filled with anecdotes and stories about Eddie, his wonderful wife Ida, and their five-girl family, as well as Eddie's friends, the now fabled names

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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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