Wednesday 16 October 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Fort Brescia and Jacques Viguier.
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.
...And God Created Woman, directed by R. Vadim, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while On The Beach by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Twentieth Century.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Alex Fort Brescia: Peruvian businessman.
- Jacques Viguier: French law professor accused for murdering his wife, Suzanne, who disappeared on 27 February 2000.
- Priidu Beier: Estonian poet and educator.
- Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visits Williamsburg Virginia
- USAF sends 2 aluminium bullets into space
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 Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- Paul Anka - Diana
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- Johnny Mathis - Chances Are
- The Tune Weavers - Happy, Happy Birthday Baby
- The Bobbettes - Mr. Lee
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
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