Thursday 3 January 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 3, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frank Dicopoulos in Akron and Bojan Kriz??.
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 Arthritis And Common Sense by Dale Alexander 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 3 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 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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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 ?