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Thursday 27 June 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gabriella Dorio and Alain Fabre-Pujol. 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 Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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Love in the Afternoon

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier

Country: United States

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Sweet Smell of Success

Directed by: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison

Country: United States

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The Curse of Frankenstein

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Hazel Court, Robert Urquhart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Men, Women and Clothes

Starring: Doris Langley Moore, Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 June 1957 ?

  • National HIV Testing Day in United States
  • National Veterans' Day in the United Kingdom [1]
  • Stonewall Day (date of many gay pride celebrations, including those in New York City, San Francisco, Toronto, and Madrid)
  • Feast of St Cyril of Alexandria
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hermann Buhl: Austrian mountain climber who climbed with Herrligkoffer.
  • Malcolm Lowry: English writer (Ultramarine), dies at 48.
  • 390 die by Hurricane Audrey in coastal Louisiana and Texas, USA.
  • President Dwight Eisenhower issues an executive order creating the Distinguished Civilian Service Awards Board.
  • July
  • The International Geophysical Year begins.
  • The University of Waterloo is founded in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

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

Life magazine


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

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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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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The Flower Drum Song

By: C.Y. Lee

Originally published in 1957, The Flower Drum Song was a groundbreaking work of popular literature. An immediate bestseller, it inspired the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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