Sunday May 05, 1957

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

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 5, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard E Grant and Lisa Eilbacher. 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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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

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Holidays

  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
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Events

  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open.

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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

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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

Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes

Blue Camellia

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

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,


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