Sunday 18 August 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). 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.
The Sun Also Rises, directed by Henry King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 August 1957 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Harald Schmidt: German actor, writer, comedian and television entertainer best known as host of two popular German late-night shows.
- Denis Leary: American actor, seen in "The Matchmaker" and "Wag the Dog" as well as the acclaimed cable television series, "Rescue Me.
- Carole Bouquet: French model, actress and comedienne.
- Ron Strykert: Australian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Men at Work).
- Diana Castle: American actress.
- Wawrzyniec Jerzy Zulawski: Composer, dies at 41.
- Betty Dodd wins LPGA Colonial Golf Open
- Juan-Manuel Fangio, wins his last auto World Championship at 46
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Billy Williams - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Larry Williams - Short Fat Fannie
- Nat King Cole - Send For Me
- The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells
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