Sunday 28 April 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
Desk Set, directed by Walter Lang, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Scapegoat by Daphne du Maurier was one of the best selling books.
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- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
- Saints Vitalis and Valeria
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Theodora and Didymus
- World Day for Safety and Health at Work, which developed from the Canadian observance.
- National Day of Mourning in Canada to commemorate workers killed, injured, or suffering illness due to occupational hazards and accidents.
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Jam�l (Beauty) - First day of the third month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Roman Empire - first day of the Floralia in honor of Flora.
- Leopold Eyharts: France -- Cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26, TM-28 / 27).
- Wilma Landkroon: Dutch singer.
- Gabrielle Lazure: Canadian actress who has appeared in more than sixty films since 1981.
- Heinz ''Pritzl'' Bar: German fighter pilot (Born 1913).
- WSOC TV channel 9 in Charlotte, NC (ABC) begins broadcasting
- Patty Berg wins LPGA Western Golf Open.
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