Saturday 22 June 1957
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Ryder and Nick Santagata.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone.
In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
Sweet Smell of Success, directed by Alexander Mackendrick, 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 George Sanders Mystery Theater.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 June 1957 ?
- John Ryder: Rock bassist (Face To Face).
- Nick Santagata: Jockey.
- Danny Baker: English comedy writer, journalist, radio DJ and screenwriter.
- Kevin Bond: English footballer and manager.
- Garry Beers: Australian bass player songwriter and producer (INXS and Absent Friends).
- Michael Stratton: English geneticist and academic
- The Soviet Union launches an R-12 missile for the first time (in the Kapustin Yar).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- The Diamonds - Little Darlin'
- The Coasters - Young Blood
- Chuck Berry - School Day (Ring Ring Goes the Bell)
- Ricky Nelson - A Teenager's Romance
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