Wednesday 8 May 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 8, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marie Myriam and Jeff Wincott.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley.
In UK Butterfly by Andy Williams was in the top 5 hits.
China Gate, directed by Samuel Fuller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Day Of Infamy by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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What the sky looked like on 8 May 1957
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1957 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Marie Myriam: French pop singer of Portuguese descent, she won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1977 with "L'Oiseau et l'Enfant".
- Jeff Wincott: Toronto, Ontario -- Actor (Night Heat).
- Michel Assier: French sommelier.
- Deana Deardruff: United States -- 4 X 100m swimmer (1972 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Rino Katase: Japanese actress.
- Gary Lunn: Canadian lawyer and politician 6th Canadian Minister of Natural Resources.
- Bill Cowher: American professional football coach.
- Johannes C B "Jan" Sluyters: Dutch painter, dies at 75.
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