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Monday 13 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 Claudie Haigneré and Alan Ball (screenwriter). 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 The Nun'S Story by Kathryn Hulme was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Date with the Angels.
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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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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 13 May 1957 ?

  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Fekete: Hungarian-Israeli mathematician and academic (d. 1957).

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

The Nun'S Story

By: Kathryn Hulme

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The Fbi Story

By: Don Whitehead


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The Towers Of Trebizond

By: Rose Macaulay

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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The Lion'S Share

By: Bosley Crowther

Size: 5 ½ x 8 ½ (approximately)Pages: 320 pages

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