Friday 8 March 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cynthia Rothrock in Wilmington and Ruth Wysocki in Alhambra.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter.
In UK The Garden Of Eden by Frankie Vaughan was in the top 5 hits.
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Blue Camellia by Frances Parkinson Keyes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Panic!.
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- Saint Philemon (d. 305)
- Albania, Romania - Mother's Day.
- Catholicism Saint John of God.
- Hudson's Birthday - The Second Coming Of Christmas.
- Saint Humfried of Terwaan
- Saint Cyrillus of Africa
- Cynthia Rothrock in Wilmington: Delaware, USA; actress (Lady Dragon, Honor and Glory).
- Ruth Wysocki in Alhambra: California, USA; 800 metre/1500 metre runner.
- Billy Childs: composer/pianist.
- John Butcher: American baseball player.
- Eckhart Henschel: German pro astrologer and teacher of religious education, reincarnation and breathing therapist, Influenced by St. Arroyo, Liz Greene, Th.
- Clive Burr: English drummer and songwriter (Iron Maiden Samson and Trust) (d. 2013)
- William Childs: American pianist and composer
- Cynthia Rothrock: American actress and martial artist
- Bob Stoddard: American baseball player
- Othmar Schoeck: Swiss composer and musician, considered one of the principal composers of his time.
- Israeli troops leave Egypt; Suez Canal re-opened for minor ships.
- Ghana joins the United Nations.
- The 1957 Georgia Memorial to Congress, which petitions the U.S. Congress to declare the ratification of the 14th & 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution null and void, is adopted by the state of Georgia.
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