Friday 12 July 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Rick Husband and Gregory Dark.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone.
In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The Pride and the Passion, directed by Stanley Kramer, 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 The Gay Cavalier.
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- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Rick Husband: American astronaut, Rick Douglas Husband - STS107 Commander; Colonel USAF, Commander of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
- Gregory Dark
- Rick Douglas Husband: Amarillo, Texas -- USAF Major / Astronaut.
- Richard Douglas Husband: American astronaut (d. 2003).
- Taso N Stavrakis: American actor and stuntman.
- Dave Semenko: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- Taso Stavrakis: American actor and stuntman.
- Buddy Foster: Actor (Hondo, Mayberry RFD).
- 1st President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower
- US Surgeon General Leroy Burney connects smoking with lung cancer
- First American President to fly in helicopter-Dwight Eisenhower.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- Andy Williams - I Like Your Kind Of Love
- Johnny Mathis - It's Not For Me To Say
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