Sunday 20 January 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. 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 Don'T Go Near The Water by William Brinkley was one of the best selling books.
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- Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
- Saint Fabian
- Epiphanius of Pavia
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Sebastian
- Presidential Inauguration Day in the United States.
- The Eve of St. Agnes.
- Leonard C Clements in Cherry Point: North Carolina, USA; PGA golfer (1994 Bob Hope-second).
- Michel Bacquet: French alcoholic, sentenced for indecent exposure, incest and rapes; the last rape occurred 8/19/1986 before he was imprisoned.
- Andy Sheppard: English saxophonist and composer.
- Franck-Yves Escoffier: French sailor, a triple winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre and triple winner of the Route du Rhum multihull 50 feet.
- James Connolly: Scottish socialist revolutionary, a Catholic, author and industrial union organizer.
- Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Tampa Golf Open.
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