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Wednesday 22 May 1957

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position 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 In The Court Of Public Opinion by Alger Hiss was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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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

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Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

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Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

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Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

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The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

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Carole's Country Club

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Gary Sweet: Australian sex symbol and actor who first came to the public eye in the ten-part series, "Bodyline," starting in July 1984.
  • Sharon Deberry: American entrepreneur, the founder and president of "Discreet Products Inc," based in Orlando, FL, selling condom vending machines.
  • Judge Reinhold: Actor.
  • Albert Boonstra: Dutch swimmer.
  • Shinji Morisue: Japanese Olympic gymnast.
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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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Planetary positions on this day

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Books

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In The Court Of Public Opinion

By: Alger Hiss

In The Court Of Public Opinion, by Hiss, Alger

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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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Too Much, Too Soon

By: Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

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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.

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