Thursday 29 August 1957

US date format: 8/29/1957, UK date format: 29/8/1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 29, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Pim Kops and Daniel Stern. 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 Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Open House.
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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

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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 of America

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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 of America

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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 29 August 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
  • Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
  • Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
  • 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
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Facts:
  • US Congress passes Civil Rights Act of 1957.
  • Strom Thurmond (Senator-Democrat-South Carolina) ends 24 hour filibuster against civil rights.

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Books

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

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 Day Christ Died

By: Jim Bishop

"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

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The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

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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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