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Thursday 6 June 1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giscombe and Stacy Moscowitz. 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 Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Date with the Angels.
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TV Series

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

Date with the Angels

Starring: Betty White, Bill Williams

Country: United States

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Men, Women and Clothes

Starring: Doris Langley Moore, Basil Bartlett, Lady Rose Bligh, Dora Bryan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Silent Service

Starring: Thomas M. Dykers, Eric Morris

Country: United States

Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans

Starring: John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.

Country: Canada

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The Spike Jones Show

Starring: Billy Barty, Spike Jones, Helen Grayco, Jad Paul

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Prince and the Showgirl

Directed by: Laurence Olivier

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Laurence Olivier, Richard Wattis

Country: United States

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20 Million Miles to Earth

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Thomas Browne Henry

Country: United States

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Country: United States

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A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa

Country: United States

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Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 June 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Memorial Day - South Korea.
  • Doomsday (weekday)
  • Queensland Day.
  • National holiday of Sweden.
  • D-Day landings - Europe.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Giscombe : British rock musician, solo singer.
  • Stacy Moscowitz: American homicide victim, shot to death by the serial killer who called himself the Son of Sam in his reign of terror in New York City.
  • Mike Gatting: English cricketer coach and sportscaster.
  • Balanadarajah Iyer: Sri Lankan poet and activist (d. 2004).
  • Christian Rach: German chef and author.
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Facts:
  • The decision of the Automobile Manufacturers Association (in the USA) to ban race involvement is announced. The ban on racing involvement includes not helping others, not supply pace cars, not publicize any results, not advertise any features of passenger cars that suggest speed.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in June 1957?

  • Life: Satellite race
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pedro Aramburu -- June 3, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7515

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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Stay Alive All Your Life

By: Norman Vincent Peale

"Those who received help from The Power of Positive Thinking will find in these pages further guidance toward a more dynamic and creative life."

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The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

By: John Steinbeck

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

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