Saturday 16 March 1957
It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pearl Moore and Laurence La Ferrière.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Young Love by Tab Hunter.
Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Tribe That Lost Its Head by Nicholas Monsarrat was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Panic!.
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- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
- Pearl Moore: Women's Professional Basketball League guard (New York Stars).
- Laurence La Ferrière: French mountaineer and adventurer.
- Matthew Bannister: English broadcaster.
- 9th Emmy Awards: Phil Silvers Show, Robert Young and Loretta Young
- Patty Berg wins LPGA Titleholders Golf Championship.
- Toronto Maple Leafs tie NHL record 37 points beating New York Rangers 14-1.
- In Burbank, California, the 9th Annual Emmy Awards are presented, hosted by Desi Arnaz.
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