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Sunday 5 May 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position 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 Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever 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 5 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 5 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
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Facts:
  • Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 05, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Wapshot Chronicle

By: John Cheever

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,

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The Fountain Overflows

By: Rebecca West

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.

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This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

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The Bridge At Andau

By: James A. Michener

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels.

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