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Monday 26 August 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 26, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Juergen Hoppmann and Rick Hansen (athlete). 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. A King in New York, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Pink Hotel by Dorothy Erskine and Patrick Dennis was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
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What the sky looked like on 26 August 1957

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Movies

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

A King in New York

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Maxine Audley, Jerry Desmonde, Oliver Johnston

Country: United States

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The Three Faces of Eve

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

Starring: Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, Lee J. Cobb, Edwin Jerome

Country: United States

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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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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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Bon soir, Kathrin!

La caméra explore le temps

Starring: Roland Ménard, François Maistre, Alain Nobis, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Facts:
  • USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • The USSR announces the successful test of an ICBM : a ''super long distance intercontinental multistage ballistic rocket ... a few days ago,'' according to the Soviet news agency, ITAR-TASS.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 26, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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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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Life At Happy Knoll

By: John P. Marquand

First hardcover edition. Golf fiction.

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The Turn Of The Tide

By: Arthur Bryant

1939-1943.Hardback, ex-library, with usual stamps and markings, in poor all round condition, suitable as a reading copy

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