Monday 9 September 1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gabriele Tredozi and Pierre-Laurent Aimard.
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 9 September 1957 ?
- North Korea - Republic Day (1948)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Synaxis of the Theopatores Joachim and Anna
- California - Admission Day (to commemorate the state's admission to the USA)
- Japan - Chrysanthemum Day (Kiku no Sekku)
- Tajikistan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Gabriele Tredozi: Italian engineer.
- Pierre-Laurent Aimard: French pianist, particularly committed to performing the work of contemporary composers.
- Ettore Pozzoli: Composer, dies at 84.
- Diana by Paul Anka reaches #1
- President Eisenhower signs 1st civil rights bill since Reconstruction
- Nashville, Tennessee's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School is dynamited.
- Catholic Memorial High School opens its doors for the first time in Boston
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
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- Nat King Cole - Send For Me
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