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Monday 6 May 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Bouvier and Jean-Claude Billard. In that special week of May people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley. In UK Butterfly by Andy Williams was in the top 5 hits. Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Too Much, Too Soon by Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Date with the Angels.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young

Country: United States

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Reach for the Sky

Directed by: Lewis Gilbert

Starring: Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Lyndon Brook

Country: United States

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The Spirit of St. Louis

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith

Country: United States

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12 Angry Men

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Henry Fonda, Lee J. Cobb, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1957

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
  • Jean-Pierre Bouvier: French climber and climbing instructor, who made the first ascent of Chimpanzodrome (7c+) in Saussois in 1981, one of the most difficult mountain routes in France at the time.
  • Jean-Claude Billard: French race horse trainer.
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Facts:
  • Last broadcast of I Love Lucy on CBS-TV
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to John F Kennedy (Profiles in Courage)
  • Italian Government of Segni resigns.

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Books

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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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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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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

the nun's story

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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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