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Friday 9 August 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 9, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melanie Griffith and Melanie Griffith in New York City. 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 Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes 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 9 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 9 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
Famous Birthdays:
  • Melanie Griffith: American actress, tall (5'9") and voluptuous, who started as a model before her screen debut in "Night Moves," 1975.
  • Melanie Griffith in New York City: New York, USA; actress (Something Wild, Working Girl).
  • Kenny Anderson: Scottish-American convicted drug dealer who was notified one morning that he was being deported to the country of his birth, the UK.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 24th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: New York Giants 22, All-Stars 12 (75,000)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 09, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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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Coup De Grace

By: Marguerite Yourcenar

Set in the Baltic provinces in the aftermath of World War I, Coup de Grace tells the story of an intimacy that grows between three young people hemmed in by civil

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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

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