Sunday May 26, 1957

US date format: 5/26/1957, UK date format: 26/5/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 26, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gilles Pélisson and Margaret Colin. 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 Bridge At Andau by James A. Michener 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

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
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    Events

  • Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Land of Sky Golf Open.

TV Series

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Leave It to Beaver

Directed by: Andy Cadiff

Living It Up

Directed by: Antonio Cuadri

Together Again

Directed by: Not specifed

Carole's Country Club

Sports Parade

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Books

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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.

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.

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.

Day Of Infamy

By: Walter Lord

A special 60th anniversary edition of the bestselling re-creation of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, by the author of A Night to Remember.Sunday,

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 …


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