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Wednesday 22 May 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sharon Deberry and Gary Sweet. 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. Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, directed by John Sturges, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while In The Court Of Public Opinion by Alger Hiss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Date with the Angels.
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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral

Directed by: John Sturges

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming

Country: United States

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A Face in the Crowd

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Anthony Franciosa

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sharon Deberry: American entrepreneur, the founder and president of "Discreet Products Inc," based in Orlando, FL, selling condom vending machines.
  • Gary Sweet: Australian sex symbol and actor who first came to the public eye in the ten-part series, "Bodyline," starting in July 1984.
  • Albert Boonstra: Dutch swimmer.
  • Shinji Morisue: Japanese Olympic gymnast.
  • Lisa Murkowski: American lawyer and politician.
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Facts:
  • KBTX TV channel 3 in Bryan, TX (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • Red Sox set AL record by smashing 4 HRs in 6th inning in 11-0 win
  • South Africa Government approves race separation in universities.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1957?

  • Life: Aerial eyepopper vertical jet
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cardinal Wyszynski -- May 20, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7513

Books

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

In The Court Of Public Opinion

By: Alger Hiss

In The Court Of Public Opinion, by Hiss, Alger

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Profiles In Courage

By: John F. Kennedy

Written in 1955 by the then junior senator from the state of Massachusetts, John F. Kennedy's Profiles in Courage served as a clarion call to every American.

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The Lion And The Throne

By: Catherine Drinker Bowen

Sir Edward Coke was perhaps the pre-eminent jurist during the reigns of Queen Elizabeth and King James of England. He was the prime author of the Petition of Right, so this

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The Short Reign Of Pippin Iv

By: John Steinbeck

In his only work of political satire, The Short Reign of Pippin IV, John Steinbeck turns the French Revolution upside down as amateur astronomer Pippin Héristal is drafted to rule the

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