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Wednesday 24 July 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pam Tillis and Dorothy Mays. 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. Night Passage, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Jack Paar Tonight Show.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Night Passage

Directed by: James Neilson

Starring: James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Dan Duryea

Country: United States

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The Pride and the Passion

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren

Country: United States

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Loving You

Directed by: Hal Kanter

Starring: Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey

Country: United States

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An Affair to Remember

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

Country: United States

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3:10 to Yuma

Directed by: Delmer Daves

Starring: Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Felicia Farr

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Jack Paar Tonight Show

Starring: Hugh Downs, Jose Melis, Jack Paar

Country: United States

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The Gay Cavalier

Starring: Christian Marquand, Larry Burns, Ivan Craig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1957 ?

  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sacha Guitry: Russian-French actor, producer, and playwright.
  • KTVC TV channel 6 in Ensign, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting

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

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 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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The Hidden Persuaders

By: Vance Packard

"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

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