Wednesday 8 May 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Deana Deardruff and Jeff Wincott.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Date with the Angels.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1957 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Deana Deardruff: United States -- 4 X 100m swimmer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jeff Wincott: Toronto, Ontario -- Actor (Night Heat).
- Michel Assier: French sommelier.
- Marie Myriam: French pop singer of Portuguese descent, she won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1977 with "L'Oiseau et l'Enfant".
- Bill Cowher: American professional football coach.
- Rino Katase: Japanese actress
- Gary Lunn: Canadian lawyer and politician 6th Canadian Minister of Natural Resources
- Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters: Dutch painter, dies at 75.
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