Thursday 10 October 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers.
In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits.
Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 10 October 1957 ?
- Craig Marseilles: Toronto, Ontario -- Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast).
- Didier Roustan: French sports journalist specializing in football reporting.
- Rumiko Takahashi: Japanese author and illustrator.
- Karl Genzken: German physician (d. 1957).
- Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
- Milwaukee Braves beat the New York Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
- President Eisenhower apologizes to finance Minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Del, restaurant
- US President Dwight Eisenhower apologizes to finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Delaware, restaurant.
- The ABC TV network debuts the third Disney TV show, Zorro, in the USA.
- The Windscale fire in Cumbria, U.K. is the world's first major nuclear accident.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
- Johnny Mathis - Chances Are
- Paul Anka - Diana
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- The Tune Weavers - Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
- The Bobbettes - Mr. Lee
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