Monday 4 February 1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Evan Wolfson and Marcel Cerqueira.
In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Wings of Eagles, directed by John Ford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carosello.
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Which were the important events of 4 February 1957 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Evan Wolfson: American attorney and activist.
- Marcel Cerqueira: French homicide; killed a taxi cab driver 5/01/1984.
- Patrick Le Hyaric: French journalist, politician and Member of the European Parliament elected in the 2009 European election for the Île-de-France constituency representing the Left Front.
- Jean-Émile Sanchez: French farmer, the spokesperson of the Peasant Confederation from April 2004 to June 2005.
- Don Davis: American composer and conductor.
- 1st electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse NY)
- First electric portable typewriter placed on sale (Syracuse, New York, USA).
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