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Monday 19 August 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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 The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
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What the sky looked like on 19 August 1957

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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

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TV Series

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

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

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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The Pink Hotel

By: Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis

Dust jacket notes: "It's a great big, if admittedly somewhat peculiar, world and there are all sorts of people in it - particularly in resort hotels during the season.

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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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Queen Of France

By: Andre Castelot

Marie Antoinette Josèphe Jeanne de Habsbourg-Lorraine); (Vienna, 2 November 1755 - Paris, 16 October 1793) was an Archduchess of Austria and the Queen of France and Navarre.

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