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Saturday 4 May 1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jo Brand and William Clay Ford, Jr.. 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 Day Of Infamy by Walter Lord 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 4 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 4 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
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Facts:
  • 83rd Kentucky Derby: Bill Hartack aboard Iron Liege wins in 2:02.2.
  • Anne Frank Foundation forms in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Alan Freed hosts Rock n' Roll Show, first prime-time network rock show.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Day Of Infamy

By: Walter Lord

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,

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The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

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

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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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John Foster Dulles

By: John Robinson Beal

This is a biography of John Foster Dulles. He was a US Secretary of State from 1953 to 1959. He served under the Republican President Dwight D.

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