Tuesday 2 July 1957
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone.
In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
Loving You, directed by Hal Kanter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 2 July 1957 ?
- Feast Day of St. John Regis
- Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
- Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
- Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.
- Bret Hart: Wrestler.
- Jüri Raidla: Estonian lawyer and politician Estonian Minister of Justice.
- Purvis Short: American basketball player.
- Mike Anger: rocker (The Blow Monkeys - "Wicked Ways").
- Bret ''The Hitman'' Hart: Canadian pro wrestler.
- 1st submarine designed to fire guided missiles launched, Grayback
- First submarine powered by liquid metal cooled reactor completed-the Seawolf.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- Ricky Nelson - A Teenager's Romance
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- Sal Mineo - Start Movin' (In My Direction)
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