Monday August 26, 1957

US date format: 8/26/1957, UK date format: 26/8/1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart 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 World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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A King in New York

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

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

Country: United States of America

The Three Faces of Eve

Directed by: Nunnally Johnson

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

Country: United States of America

The Beasts of Marseilles

Directed by: Hugo Fregonese

Starring: Stephen Boyd, James Robertson Justice, Tony Wright, Anna Gaylor

Tip on a Dead Jockey

Directed by: Richard Thorpe

Starring: Robert Taylor, Dorothy Malone, Marcel Dalio, Martin Gabel

Pawnee

Directed by: George Waggner

Starring: George Montgomery, Bill Williams, Lola Albright, Francis McDonald

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 26, 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

    Events

  • USSR announces successful test of intercontinental ballistic missile.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Open House

Directed by: Andrew Paquin

O Corcunda de Notre Dame

Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States of America

Bon soir, Kathrin!

La caméra explore le temps

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

Country: France

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1957?

Books

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

The World Of Suzie Wong

By: Richard Mason

Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

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.

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

By: John Steinbeck

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the

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,

Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."


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