It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.But much more happened that day: find out below..
Have a look at the old newspapers from 08 May 1957 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Directed by: Walter Lang
Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young
Country: United States
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam
Directed by: John Huston
Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Starring: Betty White, Bill Williams
Starring: Doris Langley Moore, Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan
Country: United Kingdom
Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris
Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul
Starring: Patrick Moore
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1957 ?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
By: James Gould Cozzens
During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love.
By: Grace Metalious
When Grace Metalious's debut novel about the dark underside of a small, respectable New England town was published in 1956, it quickly soared to the top of the bestseller lists.
By: Meyer Levin
Judd Steiner and Artie Straus have it all: wealth, intelligence, and the world at their feet as part of the elite, upper-crust Jewish community of 1920s Chicago.
By: Max Shulman
The US Army invades a small Connecticut town in this Cold War farce from bestselling humorist Max Shulman Harry Bannerman drinks his nightly bourbon on the train from New York City to Putnam’s Landing, Connecticut.
Who will you discover?