Monday 7 October 1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Judy Sams and Michael W Smith.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers.
In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits.
Raintree County, directed by Edward Dmytryk, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zorro.
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1957 ?
- Judy Sams: Toronto, Ontario -- Golfer (1994 du Maurier Ltd Classic-38th).
- Michael W Smith: American singer.
- Michael Smith: Rock Singer.
- Joey Marquez: Filipino basketball player actor and politician.
- Jayne Torvill: English figure skater.
- American Bandstand premieres
- KOAC TV channel 7 in Corvallis, OR (PBS) begins broadcasting
- Louise Suggs wins LPGA Heart of America Golf Invitational
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- Paul Anka - Diana
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- The Bobbettes - Mr. Lee
- Johnny Mathis - Chances Are
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
- The Tune Weavers - Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
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