Sunday 21 July 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jon Lovitz in Tarzana and George Landress.
In that special week of July 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.
Night Passage, directed by James Neilson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Gay Cavalier.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 July 1957 ?
- St. Zoticus
- St. Victor of Marseilles
- St. Barhadbesciabus
- St. Arbogastus
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Praxedes
- Singapore: Racial Harmony Day
- Guam: Liberation Day (1944)
- Bolivia: Martyrs' Day
- Belgium: National holiday (1831 - inauguration of LTopold I, first king of the Belgians)
- Jon Lovitz in Tarzana: California, USA; comedian (Saturday Night Live).
- George Landress: American songwriter and music producer.
- Maria Cammarata: Italian youthful drug addict; raped by three boys at the Piazza Navona 3/06/1988.
- Jon Lovitz: TV Actor.
- Stefan Löfven: Swedish union leader and politician 33rd Prime Minister of Sweden.
- Bernard Spooner: US inventor of bulletproof jacket, dies.
- 1st black to win a major US tennis tournament (Althea Gibson)
- 39th PGA Championship: Lionel Hebert at Miami Valley Golf Club - Dayton, Ohio
- Marilynn Smith / Fay Crocker wins Hot Springs 4-Ball Golf Tournament
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Johnny Mathis - It's Not For Me To Say
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- Billy Williams - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
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