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Tuesday 27 August 1957

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jeff Grubb and Bernhard Langer. 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. Quatermass II: Enemy from Space, directed by Val Guest, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Rascals In Paradise by James A. Michener and Grove Day was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The New Adventures of Charlie Chan.
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TV Series

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

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan

Starring: J. Carrol Naish, James Hong

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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Richard Diamond, Private Detective

Starring: David Janssen

Country: United States

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Date with the Angels

Starring: Betty White, Bill Williams

Country: United States

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Quatermass II: Enemy from Space

Directed by: Val Guest

Starring: Brian Donlevy, John Longden, Sid James

Country: United States

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The Pajama Game

Directed by: George Abbott

Starring: Doris Day, John Raitt, Carol Haney

Country: United States

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A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Franois Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock

Country: United States

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The Sun Also Rises

Directed by: Henry King

Starring: Tyrone Power, Ava Gardner, Errol Flynn

Country: United States

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Band of Angels

Directed by: Raoul Walsh

Starring: Clark Gable, Yvonne De Carlo, Sidney Poitier

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Hickory Smoke wins Hambletonian Stakes
  • The Constitution of Malaysia comes into force.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Hearsts San Simeon
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Althea Gibson -- Aug. 26, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7527

Books

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

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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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead

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On The Beach

By: Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute’s most powerful novel—a bestseller for decades after its 1957 publication—is an unforgettable vision of a post-apocalyptic world.After a nuclear World War III has destroyed most of the globe, the few remaining survivors in southern Australia await the radioactive ...

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