Thursday May 23, 1957

US date format: 5/23/1957, UK date format: 23/5/1957

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robson Papaleo and Francis Rocard. 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

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

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

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

The Wayward Bus

Directed by: Victor Vicas

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

Fire Down Below

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

  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
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TV Series

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Leave It to Beaver

Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Directed by: Damian Cruden

Carole's Country Club

Carole's Country Club

Sports Parade

Sports Parade

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Books

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The Lion And The Throne by Catherine Drinker Bowen

The Lion And The Throne

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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

Too Much, Too Soon by Diana Barrymore and Gerold Frank

Too Much, Too Soon

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Book by Diana Barrymore, Gerold Frank

Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters

Far, Far The Mountain Peak

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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 Last Angry Man by Gerald Green

The Last Angry Man

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

Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale

Stay Alive All Your Life

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"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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