Thursday 10 October 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Didier Roustan and Craig Marseilles.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers.
In UK Diana by Paul Anka was in the top 5 hits.
Jailhouse Rock, directed by Richard Thorpe, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Dog Who Wouldn'T Be by Farley Mowat was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tombstone Territory.
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- Didier Roustan: French sports journalist specializing in football reporting.
- Craig Marseilles: Toronto, Ontario -- Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Gold Coast).
- Rumiko Takahashi: Japanese author and illustrator.
- Karl Genzken: German physician (d. 1957).
- Accident at British nuclear reactor in Windsdale
- Milwaukee Braves beat the New York Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series
- President Eisenhower apologizes to finance Minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Del, restaurant
- US President Dwight Eisenhower apologizes to finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Delaware, restaurant.
- The ABC TV network debuts the third Disney TV show, Zorro, in the USA.
- The Windscale fire in Cumbria, U.K. is the world's first major nuclear accident.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- Paul Anka - Diana
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- The Bobbettes - Mr. Lee
- Johnny Mathis - Chances Are
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
- The Tune Weavers - Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
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