Sunday May 12, 1957

US date format: 5/12/1957, UK date format: 12/5/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 12, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Astrid Fallon and Béatrice Patrie. 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 John Foster Dulles by John Robinson Beal 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

China Gate

Directed by: Samuel Fuller

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

Desk Set

Desk Set

Directed by: Walter Lang

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

Country: United States of America

Designing Woman

Designing Woman

Directed by: Vincente Minnelli

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

Monster from Green Hell

Monster from Green Hell

Directed by: Kenneth G. Crane

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

Something of Value

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 Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
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Events

  • Erich von Stroheim, Austrian/US actor (Grand Illusion), dies at age 71.

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TV Series

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Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Tonight

Tonight

Directed by: Tyson Anthony

A Vida com Eliane

A Vida com Eliane

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Books

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The Bible As History by Werner Keller

The Bible As History

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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

John Foster Dulles by John Robinson Beal

John Foster Dulles

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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.

This Hallowed Ground by Bruce Catton

This Hallowed Ground

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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.

The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green

The Last Angry Man

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"There aren't enough people left who get mad, plain mad."Sam Abelman is a doctor who never takes the easy way out.

The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay

The Towers Of Trebizond

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Hailed as "an utter delight, the most brilliant witty and charming book I have read since I can't remember when" by The New York Times when it was originally published in


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