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Wednesday 28 August 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Daniel Stern in Stamford and Ivo Josipovic. 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 Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming 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 28 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Daniel Stern in Stamford: Connecticut, USA; actor (City Slickers, The Wonder Years).
  • Ivo Josipovic: President of Croatia.
  • Phranc : American entertainer, a self-described Jewish-Lesbian folk singer.
  • Daniel Stern: Movie Actor.
  • Greg Clark: English businessman and politician Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
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Facts:
  • Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill
  • US Senator Strom Thurmond begins 24-hour filibuster against civil rights bill.
  • United States Senator Strom Thurmond (D-SC) sets the record for the longest filibuster with his 24-hour, 18-minute speech railing against a civil rights bill.

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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 ?

Operation Sea Lion

By: Peter Fleming

In the summer of 1940 the Germans prepared to launch Operation Sea Lion, the invasion of England. The British, barely recovered from Dunkirk, rallied their defenses.

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The Wonderful O.

By: James Thurber

Confusion reigns on the island of Ooroo when the letter O is banished. By the author of The 13 Clocks.

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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead

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