Sunday 8 September 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Melissa Whitmire and Heather Thomas in Greenwich.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds.
In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits.
Woman in a Dressing Gown, directed by J. Lee Thompson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Have Gun - Will Travel.
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Which were the important events of 8 September 1957 ?
- Melissa Whitmire: LPGA golfer.
- Heather Thomas in Greenwich: Connecticut, USA; actress (Jody - Fall Guy, Coed Fever).
- Walt Easley: American football player (d. 2013).
- Heather Thomas: American actress and author.
- 77th US Mens Tennis: M J Anderson beats Ashley J Cooper (108 75 64)
- Jackie Wilson, releases his 1st solo single Reet Petite
- Pope Pius XII encyclical On motion pictures, radio, TV
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- Paul Anka - Diana
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells
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