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Friday 19 July 1957

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 19, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Benoît Duquesne and Patrick Berhault. In that special week of July 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. Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Day Of Infamy by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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What the sky looked like on 19 July 1957

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Band of Angels

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

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Outlaw's Son

Directed by: Lesley Selander

Starring: Dane Clark, Ben Cooper, Lori Nelson, Ellen Drew

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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

Directed by: Frank Tashlin

Starring: Tony Randall, Jayne Mansfield, Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell

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Run of the Arrow

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Rod Steiger, Sara Montiel, Brian Keith, Ralph Meeker

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Il Grido

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Gabriella Pallotta, Steve Cochran, Alida Valli, Dorian Gray

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TV Series

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

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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The Jack Paar Tonight Show

Starring: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
Famous Birthdays:
  • Benoît Duquesne: French journalist and TV host, he presented "Complément d'enquête" on France 2..
  • Patrick Berhault: French free climber, mountaineer and mountain guide, best known for popularizing sport climbing in France with his friend rock climber legend Patrick Edlinger in the late '70s and in the '80s.
  • Bruce Darnell
  • Nick Faldo: Athlete.
  • Cathy Reynolds: Kansas City, Missouri -- LPGA golfer (1981 Golden Lights).
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada
  • First rocket with nuclear warhead fired, Yucca Flat, Nevada, USA.
  • Don Bowden becomes first American to break 4 minute mile (3:58.7).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 19, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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 Organization Man

By: William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.

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Life At Happy Knoll

By: John P. Marquand

First hardcover edition. Golf fiction.

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Rascals In Paradise

By: James A. Michener and Grove Day

In a thrilling collection of nonfiction adventure stories, James A. Michener returns to the most dazzling place on Earth: the islands that inspired Tales of the South Pacific.

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