Wednesday May 01, 1957

US date format: 5/1/1957, UK date format: 1/5/1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Julie Pietri and Steve Farris. 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 Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • Flevo Boys soccer team forms in Emmeloord
  • Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km.
  • US gives Poland credit of US$95 million.
  • 34 of 35 people aboard are killed when a Vickers Viking airliner crashed in Hampshire England.

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Movies

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Desk Set

Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell

Country: United States of America

Designing Woman

Designing Woman

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene

Monster from Green Hell

Monster from Green Hell

Directed by: Kenneth G. Crane

Starring: Jim Davis, Robert Griffin, Joel Fluellen, Barbara Turner

Something of Value

Something of Value

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

Saint Joan

Saint Joan

Directed by: Otto Preminger

Starring: Richard Widmark, Richard Todd, Anton Walbrook, John Gielgud

TV Series

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Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Tonight

Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

Contact

Contact

Directed by: Martin Butler

Days to next May 01

If May 01, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 5 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 1 day.
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Books

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The Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen

The Lion And The Throne

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Sir Edward Coke was perhaps the pre-eminent jurist during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James of England. He was the prime author of the Petition of Right, so this

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv by John Steinbeck

The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

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In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the

The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green

The Last Angry Man

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

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West

The Fountain Overflows

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The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.

Day Of Infamy by Walter Lord

Day Of Infamy

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A special 60th anniversary edition of the bestselling re-creation of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, by the author of A Night to Remember.Sunday,

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 01, 1957?

On May 01, 1957 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1957?

On May 01, 1957 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1957?

On May 01, 1957 the US President was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1957?

On May 01, 1957 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1957?

On May 01, 1957 Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 01, 1957?

On May 01, 1957 several famous people were born including, Julie Pietri, Paul D Ronney in Los Angeles, Steve Farris.

Which famous people died on May 01, 1957?

Famous people died on May 01, 1957 include, Grant Mitchell.

What was the number one song in May 01, 1957?

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1957 was All Shook Up by Elvis Presley in US and Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1957?

The top hits on May 01, 1957 were All Shook Up by Elvis Presley, Little Darlin' by The Diamonds, Round And Round by Perry Como in US and Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan, Young Love by Tab Hunter, The Banana Boat Song by Harry Belafonte in UK.


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