Sunday June 02, 1957

US date format: 6/2/1957, UK date format: 2/6/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 2, 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 Bartabas and Roberto Visentini. In that special week of June people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. In UK Butterfly by Andy Williams was in the top 5 hits. The Prince and the Showgirl, directed by Laurence Olivier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay 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

  • Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
  • Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
  • Xenia name day in Slovakia.
  • The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.

Events

  • Fay Crocker wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament
  • US TV interviews Khrushchev

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Movies

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The Prince and the Showgirl

The Prince and the Showgirl

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Richard Wattis, David Horne

Country: United States of America

Island in the Sun

Island in the Sun

Directed by: Robert Rossen

Starring: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins

A Face in the Crowd

A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States of America

Love in the Afternoon

Love in the Afternoon

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver

Country: United States of America

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States of America

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

Motive for Murder

Motive for Murder

Wideawake

Wideawake

Hour of Mystery

Hour of Mystery

Days to next June 02

If June 02, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 2 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 28 days.
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Books

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The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme

The Nun'S Story

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the nun's story

Faith On The March by A.H. Macmillan

Faith On The March

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Faith on the March, A. H. MacMillan

The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever

The Wapshot Chronicle

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When The Wapshot Chronicle was published in 1957, John Cheever was already recognized as a writer of superb short stories. But The Wapshot Chronicle, which won the 1958 National Book Award,

The Road To Miltown by S.J. Perelman

The Road To Miltown

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Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.


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