Wednesday 14 August 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jackee [Harry] and Jackee (Harry) Winston-Salem in North Carolina.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The New Adventures of Charlie Chan.
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Which were the important events of 14 August 1957 ?
- Paraguay - Flag Day
- St. Maximilian Kolbe
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of several saints: St. Eusebius of Rome
- United States - National Code talkers Day
- Pakistan - Independence Day
- RC saints - Maximilian Kolbe (Polish Franciscan priest martyred by Nazis in 1941)
- Morocco - Allegiance of Oued Eddahab or Rfo de Oro
- United States - National Creamsicles Day
- Jackee [Harry]: Winston-Salem, North Carolina -- Actress (Sandra-227).
- Jackee (Harry) Winston-Salem in North Carolina: USA; actress (Sandra - 227).
- Courtney Conrad: American astrologer and data collector of sports data.
- Peter Costello: Australian lawyer and politician 35th Treasurer of Australia.
- Gino Hernandez: American professional wrestler (d. 1986).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Larry Williams - Short Fat Fannie
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- Nat King Cole - Send For Me
- The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells
- Billy Williams - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter
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