Friday 10 May 1957
It was Friday, 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.
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- Saint Gordianus
- Saint Isidore the Laborer
- Saint John of Avila
- Saint Job
- Saint Quaratus and Quintus
- Saint Peter Van
- Saint William of Pontoise
- Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and South Korea.
- Saint Francis of Assisi
- Saint Solange
- The first possible day on which Pentecost may fall.
- Akshaya Tritya in Hinduism.
- Astronomy Day in the United States.
- Birds' and Trees' Day in Hungary
- Memorial Day of Blessed Damien of Moloka'i
- Celebration of the Clandestine Retreat of Ma'at and Ra in Ancient Egypt.
- Constitution Day in the Federated States of Micronesia.
- Inauguration Day in South Africa.
- Mania (mythology) in Ancient Rome.
- The marriage of Shiva to Meenakshi in Madurai, India
- Phil Mahre in Yakima: Washington, USA; twin alpine slalom skier (Olympics-gold/silver-1980, 1984).
- Steve Mahre: American skier who won the Men's Slalom at Squaw Valley, CA in 1980.
- Phil Mahre: American skier who is a three-time World Cup Champ and winner of both the Silver and Bronze medals in the 1980 Olympics, one of the top 20 skiers in the world.
- Sid Vicious: British musician, a punk rocker with the "Sex Pistols.
- 1st meeting of legislative of Cameroon
- Dmitri Sjostakovitsch 2nd Piano concert, premieres in Moscow
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