Sunday 14 April 1957
It was Sunday, 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.
The Spirit of St. Louis, directed by Billy Wilder, 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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- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
- Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
- Poila Baisakh - Celebrations in Bengal, India.
- Youth Day in Angola.
- Black Day - Informal celebration day for single people in South Korea.
- 2nd Day Passover (in 2006) - Jewish festival.
- Bobbi Brown: Entrepreneur.
- Lothaire Bluteau: Canadian actor.
- Richard Jeni: American comedian and actor (d. 2007).
- Mikhail Pletnev: Russian pianist, conductor and composer.
- Annie Grégorio: French actress, her career was launched by the TV program "Le petit théâtre de Bouvard".
- Wiffi Smith wins LPGA Dallas Golf Open.
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