Saturday August 17, 1957

US date format: 8/17/1957, UK date format: 17/8/1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robin Cousins and Ken Kwapis. 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. The Long Haul, directed by Ken Hughes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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The Long Haul

Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Victor Mature, Diana Dors, Patrick Allen, Gene Anderson

Reform School Girl

Directed by: Edward Bernds

Starring: Gloria Castillo, Ross Ford, Edd Byrnes, Ralph Reed

Country: United States of America

From Hell It Came

Directed by: Dan Milner

Starring: Tod Andrews, Tina Carver, Linda Watkins, John McNamara

Across the Bridge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 17, 1957?


    Holidays

  • Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
  • Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes

    Events

  • Richie Ashburn, fouls hit fan Alice Roth twice in same at bat 1st one breaks her nose, 2nd one hits her while she is on the stretcher

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

O Corcunda de Notre Dame

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eye to Eye

The Big Record

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Books

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

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

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

By: John Steinbeck

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the

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.

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

They Fought For The Sky

By: Quentin Reynolds

The dramatic story of the first war in the air.


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