Monday 16 September 1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pierre Moscovici and Assumpta Serna.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds.
The Three Faces of Eve, directed by Nunnally Johnson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Innocent Ambassadors by Philip Wylie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Maverick.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
- Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
- In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
- Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
- Pierre Moscovici: French politician, who served as Minister of Finance from 2012 to 2014 and as Minister for European Affairs between 1997 to 2002.
- Assumpta Serna
- Joelle Rodrigues-Nunes: French homicide, the sister-in-law of Henri Jean Jacomet who was convicted of the crime and sentenced to prison for seven years until the verdict was overturned and he was released on 6/15/1995.
- Clara Furse: Canadian-English businesswoman.
- Norman Lamb: English lawyer and politician.
- David McCreery: Irish footballer and manager.
- Anca Parghel: Romanian jazz singer and composer (Born 1957).
- Keith Connor: Anguilla -- British triple jumper (1984 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Qi Baishi: Chinese painter (Born 1864).
- Coup in Thailand (Premier Songgram deposed)
- LA City Council approves 300-acre site in Chavez Ravine for Dodgers
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- Paul Anka - Diana
- The Crickets - That'll Be The Day
- Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- Russ Hamilton - Rainbow
- The Bobbettes - Mr. Lee
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- The Coasters - Searchin'
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