Thursday 4 April 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Aki Kaurismaki and Graeme Kelling.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Butterfly by Andy Williams.
In UK Young Love by Tab Hunter was in the top 5 hits.
12 Angry Men, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Silent Service.
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- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Aki Kaurismaki: Finnish film director who collaborated with his older brother, Mika, dividing their work according to a carefully observed schedule to save funds and optimize time with equipment and crews.
- Graeme Kelling: Scottish musician, guitar player and member of the group, Deacon Blue, that was originally formed by Ricky Ross in 1985.
- Peter Englund: Swedish historian and author of several popular books on history.
- Nobuyoshi Kuwano: Japanese singer and trumpet player (Rats & Star).
- Ali El Haggar: Egyptian singer and actor.
- E Herbert Norman: Canadian diplomat (Born 1909).
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