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Thursday 8 August 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dieuwertje Blok and Nancy Glass. 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. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Turn Of The Tide by Arthur Bryant was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The New Adventures of Charlie Chan.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan

Starring: J. Carrol Naish, James Hong

Country: United States

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The Jack Paar Tonight Show

Starring: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar

Country: United States

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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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Date with the Angels

Starring: Betty White, Bill Williams

Country: United States

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Band of Angels

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Reform School Girl

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Gloria Castillo, Ross Ford, Edd Byrnes

Country: United States

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Night Passage

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Pride and the Passion

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren

Country: United States

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Loving You

Directed by: Hal Kanter

Starring: Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
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Facts:
  • USSR offers Syria economic / military aid

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1957?

  • Life: London debs
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: John Diefenbaker -- Aug. 5, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7524

Books

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

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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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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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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The Pink Hotel

By: Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis

Dust jacket notes: "It's a great big, if admittedly somewhat peculiar, world and there are all sorts of people in it - particularly in resort hotels during the season.

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