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Wednesday 8 May 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie Myriam and Jeff Wincott. 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. China Gate, directed by Samuel Fuller, 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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Movies

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China Gate

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

Starring: Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Nat 'King' Cole, Paul Dubov

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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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TV Series

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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

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Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
Famous Birthdays:
  • Marie Myriam: French pop singer of Portuguese descent, she won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1977 with "L'Oiseau et l'Enfant".
  • Jeff Wincott: Toronto, Ontario -- Actor (Night Heat).
  • Michel Assier: French sommelier.
  • Deana Deardruff: United States -- 4 X 100m swimmer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
  • Rino Katase: Japanese actress.
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Planetary positions on this day

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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 Bible As History

By: Werner Keller

This groundbreaking work that sheds light on the historical foundations of the bestselling book of all time—the Bible—is now back in print.Have

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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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The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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