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Wednesday 1 May 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julie Pietri and Dick Swett. 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 As France Goes by David Schoenbrun was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1957

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Movies

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Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

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

Country: United States

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Designing Woman

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

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Monster from Green Hell

Directed by: Kenneth G. Crane

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

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Something of Value

Directed by: Richard Brooks

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

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Saint Joan

Directed by: Otto Preminger

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

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

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Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Grant Mitchell: Actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82.
Facts:
  • Flevo Boys soccer team forms in Emmeloord
  • US give Poland credit of $95 million
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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As France Goes

By: David Schoenbrun

341pages. Relié.

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The Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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The Crisis Of The Old Order

By: Arthur Schlesinger

The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.’s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the ...

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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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