Monday June 24, 1957

US date format: 6/24/1957, UK date format: 24/6/1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Astro (UB40) and Kate Goodale. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone. In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits. An Affair to Remember, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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Events

  • I Love Lucy, last airs on CBS-TV
  • In Roth v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment .

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Movies

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An Affair to Remember

An Affair to Remember

Directed by: Leo McCarey

Starring: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Country: United States of America

El bolero de Raquel

El bolero de Raquel

Directed by: Miguel M. Delgado

Starring: Cantinflas, Manola Saavedra, Flor Silvestre, Paquito Fernández

The Flying Carpet

The Flying Carpet

Directed by: Gennadiy Kazanskiy

Starring: Nikolay Volkov, Aleksei Litvinov, Gennadi Khudyakov, Lev Kovalchuk

Loving You

Loving You

Directed by: Hal Kanter

Starring: Elvis Presley, Lizabeth Scott, Wendell Corey, James Gleason

Country: United States of America

The Pride and the Passion

The Pride and the Passion

Directed by: Stanley Kramer

Starring: Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren, Theodore Bikel

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

The Gay Cavalier

The Gay Cavalier

Starring: Christian Marquand, Larry Burns, Ivan Craig

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Club Night

Club Night

Days to next June 24

If June 24, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 1 month, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 19 days.
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Books

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The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

The Towers Of Trebizond

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Hailed as "an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when" by The New York Times when it was originally published in

Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters

Far, Far The Mountain Peak

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May Week Ball at Cambridge had begun light-heartedly enough, with dancing and lobster and Chateau Yquem. But before the night was out, Peter Savage had made a decision that would profoundly alter

The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead

The Fbi Story

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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.

The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man

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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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