Saturday May 11, 1957

US date format: 5/11/1957, UK date format: 11/5/1957

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 11, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Fanny Cottençon and Peter North. 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 The Fbi Story by Don Whitehead was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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China Gate

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

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

Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Gig Young, Joan Blondell

Country: United States of America

Designing Woman

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

Starring: Gregory Peck, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Gray, Sam Levene

Monster from Green Hell

Directed by: Kenneth G. Crane

Starring: Jim Davis, Robert Griffin, Joel Fluellen, Barbara Turner

Something of Value

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Saint Francis of Girolamo
  • Saint Estella
  • Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
  • Saint Odilo of Cluny
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    Events

  • Gabriel Paris forms Government of Colombia.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

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Books

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

The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead

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The Black Obelisk

By: Erich Maria Remarque

From the author of the masterpiece All Quiet on the Western Front, The Black Obelisk is a classic novel of the troubling aftermath of World War I in Germany.A

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,

The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.

The Organization Man

By: William H. Whyte Jr

The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead.


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