Monday 2 December 1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dagfinn H?ybraten and Dagfinn Høybråten.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley.
In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits.
Sayonara, directed by Joshua Logan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aktuelle Schaubude.
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- Laos - National Day
- United Arab Emirates - National Day (independence from Britain, 1971)
- R.C. Saints - St Bibiana
- Dagfinn H?ybraten: Norwegian politician.
- Dagfinn Høybråten: Norwegian political scientist and politician Norwegian Minister of Health.
- Harrison Ford: American actor, one of Hollywood’s hottest male stars since 1983 for his role as Han Solo in the trilogy, "Star Wars," "The Empire Strikes Back," and "Return of the Jedi" made at three year intervals starting in 1977.
- Manfred Sakel: Ukrainian-American psychiatrist and physician (d. 1957).
- 1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn)
- First US full-scale atomic electric power plant-power generated, Shippingport, Pennsylvania.
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