Tuesday 15 January 1957
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, 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.
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Which were the important events of 15 January 1957 ?
- Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
- Jallikattu in South India.
- United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
- North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
- Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
- Roman Catholic Church - Saint Ides, virgin, died January 15, 570.
- Roman Empire - Second day of the Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
- Wikipedia Day.
- Mario Van Peebles: TV Actor.
- Marty Lyons: American football player and sportscaster.
- Andrew Tyrie: English journalist and politician.
- Brooklyn Dodgers sign a new three-year lease for Ebbets Field.
- Release, in Japan, of the film ''Throne of Blood'', Akira Kurosawa's reworking of ''Macbeth''.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1957 ?
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