Friday 8 February 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
Funny Face, directed by Stanley Donen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Have a look at the old newspapers from 8 February 1957 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
The Mike Wallace Interview
The New Adventures of Spin and Marty
The Hardy Boys: The Mystery of the Ghost Farm
Which were the important events of 8 February 1957 ?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
- Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
- Slovenia - Pre?eren Day, the Slovenian cultural holiday.
- Boy Scouts of America - Scout Sunday; The Sunday preceding February 8 is designated as Scout Sunday and the following Saturday is designated as Scout Sabbath.
See other famous people born on 08 February
Katherine Freese: American astrophysicist.
Rosana Godoy: Brazilian astrologer and English teacher who overcame agoraphobia and lived abroad.
John von Neumann: Hungarian-born mathematician and physicist (Born 1903).
Walther Bothe: German physicist awarded the Nobel Prize, along with Max Born, in physics in 1954 for the discovery of the radiation of neutrons.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1957 ?
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in February 1957?
- Life: Ferrer and Hepburn
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Leonard Bernstein -- Feb. 4, 1957
- SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.7498
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Set on a remote Pacific island during the waning days of the World War II, this classic humor novel about the public relations sector of the Navy follows the adventures of a group of young officers, commissioned without the corrupting ...
Five hundred miles off the southwest coast of Africa lies the island of Pharamaul, a British Protectorate, governed from Whitehall through a handful of devoted British civilians.
The lives of the talented Aubrey children have long been clouded by their father?s genius for instability, but his new job in the London suburbs promises, for a time at least, reprieve from scandal and the threat of ruin.
Dust jacket notes: "All that is inevitable, enjoyable, maddening and amusing about Christmas provides a perfect background for the adventures of this new Streeter "hero" - a grandfather who has not yet achieved the age of discretion and gives little ...
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