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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Top #5 songs in the USA
By Love Possessed
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
The basis of the award-winning film starring Orson Welles, 'Compulsion' gives a shocking fictionalized account of the Leopold-Loeb murder case, in which two young graduates of the University of Chicago kidnapped and killed a child for the intellectual challenge.
Rally Round the Flag, Boys!
by Max Shulman
Rally Round The Flag, Boys, Max Shulman, Doubleday, 1957 1st edition. 278 pages. VG/G. Description: Book; Very good. Bright, yellow boards with blue titles to spine only, top edge dyed yellow.