Wednesday May 22, 1957

US date format: 5/22/1957, UK date format: 22/5/1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gary Sweet and Sharon Deberry. 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 Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen 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

Which were the important events of May 22, 1957?


    Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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    Events

  • 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.

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

Carole's Country Club

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Books

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

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

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.

In The Court Of Public Opinion

By: Alger Hiss

In The Court Of Public Opinion, by Hiss, Alger

This Hallowed Ground

By: Bruce Catton

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton’s classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

The Road To Miltown

By: S.J. Perelman

Road To Miltown Or, Under The Spreading Atrophy, The, by Perelman, S.J.


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