Thursday 3 January 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Dicopoulos in Akron and Bojan Kriz??.
The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Autumn Across America by Edwin Way Teale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Whirlybirds.
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1957 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Frank Dicopoulos in Akron: Ohio, USA; actor (Frank Cooper - Guiding Light).
- Bojan Kriz??: Slovenian skier.
- 1st electric watch introduced, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
- First electric watch introduced, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA.
- The Hamilton Watch Company introduces the first electric watch.
- Hamilton Watch Company introduces the first electric watch.
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