Friday 26 July 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Blatnick and Nana Visitor [Tucker].
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.
Reform School Girl, directed by Edward Bernds, 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 Jack Paar Tonight Show.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 July 1957 ?
- Jeff Blatnick: Schenectady, New York -- Wrestling (1984 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Nana Visitor [Tucker]: Actress (Deep Space 9).
- Wayne Grady: Brisbane, Queensland -- Australasia golfer.
- Del LaGrace Volcano: American intersex photographer whose work includes installation, performance and film and interrogates the performance of gender on several levels, especially the performance of masculinity and femininity.
- Norman Baker: Scottish politician.
- Daniel Ash: English musician and singer-songwriter (Bauhaus Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets)
- Yuen Biao: Hong Kong actor and martial artist
- Hart Hanson: American television writer and producer
- Nana Visitor: American actress
- Carlos Castillo Armas: dictator of Guatemala, is assassinated.
- Mickey Mantle hits career home run number 200.
- USSR launches first intercontinental multistage ballistic missile.
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
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Johnny Mathis - It's Not For Me To Say
- Nat King Cole - Send For Me
- Johnnie and Joe - Over The Mountain; Across The Sea
- Patti Page - Old Cape Cod
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
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