Tuesday 17 December 1957
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Earl Hudson and Jacques-Michel Huret.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Send Me by Sam Cooke.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits.
Smiles of a Summer Night, directed by Ingmar Bergman, 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.
On TV people were watching Aktuelle Schaubude.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1957 ?
- Earl Hudson: American drummer (Bad Brains).
- Jacques-Michel Huret: French architect, he attended the "Beaux-Arts" in Nancy.
- Wendy Hoyte: English sprinter.
- Bob Ojeda: American baseball player and coach.
- US successfully test-fires Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile.
- The United States successfully launches the first Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile at Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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