Sunday August 18, 1957

US date format: 8/18/1957, UK date format: 18/8/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 18, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carole Bouquet and Denis Leary. 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 Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
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The Long Haul

The Long Haul

Directed by: Ken Hughes

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

Reform School Girl

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

From Hell It Came

Directed by: Dan Milner

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

Across the Bridge

Across the Bridge

Directed by: Ken Annakin

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

The Sun Also Rises

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

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Holidays

  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Events

  • Betty Dodd wins LPGA Colonial Golf Open

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Music charts

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Open House

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

O Corcunda de Notre Dame

O Corcunda de Notre Dame

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

Eye to Eye

Eye to Eye

The Big Record

The Big Record

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Books

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The Durable Fire by Howard Swiggett

The Durable Fire

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Durable Fire, 1957 BOMC, by Howard Swiggett. Hardcover with dust jacket, 366 pages, published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

On The Beach by Nevil Shute

On The Beach

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Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive …

The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green

The Last Angry Man

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"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale

Stay Alive All Your Life

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"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier

The Scapegoat

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"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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