Wednesday October 02, 1957
US date format: 10/2/1957, UK date format: 2/10/1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 2, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Kate St John and Kimberly Herrin.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds.
In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits.
Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Life At Happy Knoll by John P. Marquand was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching 26 Men.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 02, 1957?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores
- New York Yankees appear in their 26th World Series (World Series #54).
- David Lean's film ''The Bridge on the River Kwai'' opens in the UK.
- Space Age ndash Sputnik program: The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth.
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- Jacques Fesch: French homicide; the killer of a police...
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 02, 1957?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- Paul Anka - Diana
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- The Bobbettes - Mr. Lee
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Tony Bennett - In The Middle Of An Island
- Johnny Mathis - Chances Are
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 02If October 02, 1957 is your birthday you're 62 years, 10 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 22 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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