Friday 15 February 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter.
In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits.
The Incredible Shrinking Man, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
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- John Frum Day in Vanuatu 
- Gummy Bear Day in United States
- National Day in Serbia
- Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
- Saint Siegfried of Sweden
- Saints Faustin and Jovita
- Saint Georgia
- Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
- Flag Day in Canada
- Charles Edward: Pevensey Tennant; aristocrat.
- Jake E: Lee; rocker (Badlands - "Dreams in the Dark").
- Steve Farhood: American boxing historian and analyst.
- Jake Lee: American guitarist (Badlands).
- Gul Mohammed: Indian dwarf (d. 1997).
- Jimmy Spencer: American race car driver and sportscaster
- Patrice Pade: French transient. He was arrested for being homeless on 7/20/1996 and prosecuted on the 22nd , following his confession that he had raped and murdered Caroline Dickinson on 7/18/1996 at the Pleine-Fougères youth camp. He had a prior record for sexual assault but genetic testing cleared him of these charges and he was released.
- Nathaniel Bar-Jonah: American psychopathic monster cannibal who sexually assaulted, killed, roasted and stewed little boys. In his youth, he spent 12 years in the Bridgewater Facility for the Sexually Dangerous in Massachusetts for sex offenders, charged with pedophilia. After graduating from a technical school in 1975, he was charged with abducting an eight-year-old boy and arrested. By 1978, he had been convicted of attacking two more boys and started his stay in Bridgewater. In 1991, it was a short 43 days after
- Bienvenida Buck: Velencia, Spain -- Lover of British Peter Harding
- Andrei A Gromyko succeeds Dmitri Shepilov as Soviet foreign minister.
- Andrei Gromyko becomes foreign minister of the Soviet Union.
- The ampquotToddlers' Truceampquot, a controversial television closedown between 6.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m., is abolished in the United Kingdom.
- Ingmar Bergman's film ''The Seventh Seal'' opens in Sweden.
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