Tuesday 1 January 1957, NewYear’s Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 1, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Madolyn Smith Osborne and Debra Lawrance.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits.
Between Heaven and Hell, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching It's Up to You.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 1 January 1957
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 1 January 1957 ?
- Madolyn Smith Osborne
- Debra Lawrance: Actress.
- Ewa Kasprzyk: Polish actress.
- Luis Guzman: Actor.
- Urmas Arumäe: Estonian lawyer and politician Estonian Minister of Justice.
- Evangelos Venizelos: Greek lawyer and politician Deputy Prime Minister of Greece.
- Mark Hurd: American businessman.
- France returns Saar to become the 10th state of German Federal Republic.
- International Geophysical Year begins; ends June 30, 1958 (18-month year).
- George Town, Penang becomes a city by a royal charter granted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
- An Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit attacks Brookeborough RUC barracks in one of the most famous incidents of the IRA's Operation Harvest.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1957 ?
Top #6 songs in the USA
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Harry Belafonte - Mary's Boy Child
- Singing The Blues - Tommy Steele & The Steelmen
- The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
- Guy Mitchell - Singing The Blues
- Ma He's Making Eyes At Me - Johnny Otis & His Orchestra With Marie Adams
- The Green Door - Frankie Vaughan
- Malcolm Vaughan - St Therese Of The Roses
- Malcolm Vaughan - My Special Angel
- Paul Anka - I Love You Baby
- Just Walkin' In The Rain - Johnnie Ray
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?