Friday 5 July 1957
It was Friday, 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.
The Pride and the Passion, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1957 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- David Hanson: politician.
- Carlo Thränhardt: German high jumper.
- Doug Wilson: Canadian-American ice hockey player and manager.
- Leo Ford: American pornographic actor who appeared in gay and bisexual pornographic movies and magazines in the 1980s.
- Charles Sherwood Noble: American-born inventor (Born 1873).
- 71st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Lew Hoad beats Ashley J Cooper (62 61 62)
- Tom Graveney scores 258 vs. West Indies at Trent Bridge
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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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