Thursday 14 February 1957, Valentine's Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Buzy (singer) and Reggie King.
In that special week of February 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.
Funny Face, directed by Stanley Donen, 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 Six-Five Special.
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- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Buzy (singer)
- Reggie King
- Jean-Luc Lagarce: French actor, playwright and director of a dramatic troupe, who died of AIDS on 30 September 1995 in Paris.
- Alan Hunter: American television host and actor.
- Soile Isokoski: Finnish soprano and actress.
- Alan Smith: English bishop.
- Buzy : French singer, whose first single, "Dyslexique," went on to sell 500,000 copies and became one of the greatest hits of 1981.
- Ken Wahl: American actor, handsome but lacking in personality, who had a breakthrough with the series "Wiseguy" series.
- Georgia Senate unanimously approves Senator Leon Butts' bill barring blacks from playing baseball with whites.
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