Tuesday 9 April 1957
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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- Saint Waltrudis
- Saint Casilda
- Saint Ingofried
- Saint Hugo of Rouan
- Day of National Unity- (???????? ?????????? ???), an annual public holiday in Georgia.
- Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor, celebrated as Bataan Day in Bataan) in the Philippines.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jal�l (Glory) - First day of the second month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- André Manoukian: French musician and composer of Armenian descent.
- Martin Margiela: Belgian fashion designer.
- Ednita Nazario in Ponce: Puerto Rico; Spanish singer.
- Brian Alexander: British broadcaster.
- Seve Ballesteros: Spanish golfer, arguably one of the best Europeans to ever play the game.
- Suez Canal cleared for all shipping.
- The Suez Canal in Egypt is cleared and opens to shipping.
- Egypt reopens the Suez Canal to all shipping.
- The United Kingdom announces that Singapore will gain self-rule on January 1, 1958.
- Allen Ginsberg's poem ''Howl'', printed in England, is seized by U.S. customs officials on the grounds of obscenity.
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