Thursday 8 August 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hervé Dubuisson and Dieuwertje Blok.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Across the Bridge, directed by Ken Annakin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Profiles In Courage by John F. Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 8 August 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 8 August 1957 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Hervé Dubuisson
- Paul Dini: Writer.
- Dieuwertje Blok: Dutch TV hostess.
- Nancy Glass: TV broadcaster (American Journal).
- Dennis Drew: American keyboard player (10 000 Maniacs).
- USSR offers Syria economic / military aid
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Larry Williams - Short Fat Fannie
- Nat King Cole - Send For Me
- I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter - Billy Williams
- The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells
- Patti Page - Old Cape Cod
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?