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Monday 17 June 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Grace de Capitani and Jon Gries. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone. In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. Tammy and the Bachelor, directed by Joseph Pevney, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Faith On The March by A.H. Macmillan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The George Sanders Mystery Theater.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Tammy and the Bachelor

Directed by: Joseph Pevney

Starring: Debbie Reynolds, Walter Brennan, Leslie Nielsen

Country: United States

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The Prince and the Showgirl

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Richard Wattis

Country: United States

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20 Million Miles to Earth

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Thomas Browne Henry

Country: United States

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Country: United States

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A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The George Sanders Mystery Theater

Starring: George Sanders

Country: United States

Date with the Angels

Starring: Betty White, Bill Williams

Country: United States

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Men, Women and Clothes

Starring: Doris Langley Moore, Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Starring: John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: Canada

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1957 ?

  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
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Famous Deaths:
  • So Rare by Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra peaks at #2
  • Tuskegee boycott begins (Blacks boycotted city stores)

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Life magazine


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

Faith On The March

By: A.H. Macmillan

Faith on the March, A. H. MacMillan

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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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Day Of Infamy

By: Walter Lord

A special 60th anniversary edition of the bestselling re-creation of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, by the author of A Night to Remember.Sunday,

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The Wonderful O.

By: James Thurber

Confusion reigns on the island of Ooroo when the letter O is banished. By the author of The 13 Clocks.

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