Wednesday 2 January 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joanna Pacula and Beppe Gabbiani.
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 Unicorn And Other Poems by Anne Morrow Lindbergh 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 2 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 2 January 1957 ?
- New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
- Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
- Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
- The eighth day of Christmas (and ninth night of same) in Western Christianity.
- Science Fiction Day
- Joanna Pacula: Tomszowaubelski, Poland -- Actress (Gorky Park, Kiss).
- Beppe Gabbiani: Italian race car driver.
- The San Francisco and Los Angeles stock exchanges merge to form the Pacific Coast Stock Exchange.
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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 ?