Tuesday 16 July 1957
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 16, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Clio Goldsmith and Jean-Louis Battistini.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
Band of Angels, directed by Raoul Walsh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Far, Far The Mountain Peak by John Masters was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 July 1957
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 16 July 1957 ?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Clio Goldsmith
- Jean-Louis Battistini: French motorcycle racer, one of the winners of the Le Mans 24 Hour Motorcycle race.
- Faye Grant: American actress.
- Alexandra Marinina: Ukrainian-Russian colonel and author.
- Alan Donnelly: MP (Labour).
- Wlodi Smolarek: Soccer player (FC Utrecht).
- Marine Major John Glenn sets transcontinental speed record (3:28:08).
- United States Marine major John Glenn flies a F8U Crusader supersonic jet from California to New York in 3 hours, 23 minutes and 8 seconds, setting a new transcontinental speed record.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Johnny Mathis - It's Not For Me To Say
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter - Billy Williams
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?