Thursday 2 May 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Domonic L Pudwill Gorie in Lake Charles and Michael Coyle.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Men, Women and Clothes.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1957 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Domonic L Pudwill Gorie in Lake Charles: Louisiana, USA; US Navy/astronaut (STS-91).
- Michael Coyle: American Composer.
- Hervé Laurent: French sailor, a skipper and marine surveyor.
- Marie-Ange Laroche: Frenchwoman whose husband, Bernard, was a murder suspect.
- Vincent Gigante fails to assassinate mafioso Frank Costello in Manhattan.
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