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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. A Face in the Crowd, directed by Elia Kazan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Living It Up.
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Movies

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A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa, Walter Matthau

Country: United States

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Love in the Afternoon

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Gary Cooper, Audrey Hepburn, Maurice Chevalier, John McGiver

Country: United States

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Jo Van Fleet

Country: United States

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The Wayward Bus

Directed by: Victor Vicas

Starring: Joan Collins, Jayne Mansfield, Dan Dailey, Rick Jason

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Fire Down Below

Directed by: Robert Parrish

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Robert Mitchum, Jack Lemmon, Herbert Lom

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TV Series

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

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Na Noite do Passado

Pleasure Boat

Mannequin Parade

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
  • Saint John the Silent
  • Saint Gerald of Villamagna
  • Saint Robert Bellarmine
  • Saint Servatus
Famous Birthdays:
  • Claudie Haigneré
  • Alan Ball (screenwriter)
  • Claudie Andre-Deshays: French medical scientist, selected as a Cosmonaut in 1985.
  • Stefano Tacconi: Italian soccer player, he played with Spoleto (1974–1975, 1976–1977), Inter (1975–1976), Pro Patria (1977–1978), Livorno (1978–1979), Sambenedettese (1979–1980), Avellino (1980–1983), Juventus (1983–1992), and Genoa (1992–1995), and with the Italian national team from 1987 to 1991.
  • Alan Ball: American screenwriter, director, and producer.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael Fekete: Hungarian-Israeli mathematician and academic (d. 1957).

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Books

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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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Far, Far The Mountain Peak

By: John Masters

May Week Ball at Cambridge had begun light-heartedly enough, with dancing and lobster and Chateau Yquem. But before the night was out, Peter Savage had made a decision that would profoundly alter

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The Scapegoat

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him,

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The Last Angry Man

By: Gerald Green

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

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