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Monday 27 May 1957

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bruce Furniss and Siouxsie Sioux. 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. 20 Million Miles to Earth, directed by Nathan Juran, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever 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 30 days ?

20 Million Miles to Earth

Directed by: Nathan Juran

Starring: William Hopper, Joan Taylor, Thomas Browne Henry

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1957 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Facts:
  • Toronto's CHUM-AM, (1050 kHz) becomes Canada's first radio station to broadcast only top 40 Rock n' Roll music format.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Life: Knights of Columbus
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sen. John McClellan -- May 27, 1957
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7514

Books

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

The Wapshot Chronicle

By: John Cheever

When The Wapshot Chronicle was published in 1957, John Cheever was already recognized as a writer of superb short stories. But The Wapshot Chronicle, which won the 1958 National Book Award,

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The Hidden Persuaders

By: Vance Packard

"One of the best books around for demystifying the deliberately mysterious arts of advertising."--Salon"Fascinating, entertaining and thought-stimulating."--The New York Times Book Review"A brisk, authoritative and frightening report on how manufacturers, fundraisers

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The Scapegoat

By: Daphne du Maurier

"Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, 'Je vous demande pardon,' and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him,

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The Day Christ Died

By: Jim Bishop

"This is a book about the most dramatic day in the history of the world, the day on which Jesus of Nazareth died.

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