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Sunday 12 May 1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position 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 As France Goes by David Schoenbrun was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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What the sky looked like on 12 May 1957

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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

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

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

Which were the important events of 12 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Epiphanius
  • Saint Domitilla
  • Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
  • International Nurses Day
  • Saint Modoald
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Erich von Stroheim, Austrian/US actor (Grand Illusion), dies at age 71.
  • Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Smokey Golf Open.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 12, 1957 - Geocentric view

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Books

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As France Goes

By: David Schoenbrun

341pages. Relié.

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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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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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Blue Camellia

By: Frances Parkinson Keyes

SIZE: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately) PAGES: 432 pages. BACKGROUND/DESCRIPTION: First Edition assumed with none stated. JULIAN MESSNER, NY 1957.

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