Sunday May 19, 1957

US date format: 5/19/1957, UK date format: 19/5/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bill Laimbeer and James Reyne. 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 The Organization Man by William H. Whyte Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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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 of America

Love in the Afternoon

Directed by: Billy Wilder

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

Country: United States of America

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Directed by: John Sturges

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

Country: United States of America

The Wayward Bus

Directed by: Victor Vicas

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

Fire Down Below

Directed by: Robert Parrish

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

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • National Hug-Your-Cat Day
  • NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
  • Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
  • Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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    Events

  • Adone Zoli forms Italian Government.

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

Na Noite do Passado

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Books

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

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.

The Crisis Of The Old Order

By: Arthur Schlesinger

The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.’s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history of the …

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

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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