Monday 19 August 1957

US date format: 8/19/1957, UK date format: 19/8/1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Martin Donovan and Cesare Prandelli. 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 Beasts of Marseilles, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
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Movies

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The Beasts of Marseilles

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Stephen Boyd, James Robertson Justice, Tony Wright, Anna Gaylor

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Tip on a Dead Jockey

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Dorothy Malone, Marcel Dalio, Martin Gabel

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Pawnee

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: George Montgomery, Bill Williams, Lola Albright, Francis McDonald

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The Long Haul

Directed by: Ken Hughes

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

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Reform School Girl

Directed by: Edward Bernds

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

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

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O Corcunda de Notre Dame

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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

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Handyman

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
  • National Aviation Day, USA
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Facts:
  • US Major David Simons reaches 30,933m in a balloon
  • New York Giants vote to move their franchise to San Francisco in 1958.

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Books

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Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

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

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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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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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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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