Sunday February 17, 1957
US date format: 2/17/1957, UK date format: 17/2/1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Loreena McKennitt and Douglas Urbanski.
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.
The True Story of Jesse James, directed by Nicholas Ray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Road To Miltown by S.J. Perelman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Tonight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 17, 1957?
- Saint Evermodus
- Saint Alexis Falconieri (d. 1310)
- Saint Seven Founders of the Servites
- Random Acts of Kindness Day.
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- Suez Canal reopens
- Fire in Warreton, Missouri, kills 72.
- Mary Lena Faulk wins LPGA Saint Petersburg Golf Open.
- Kenyan rebel leader Dedan Kimathi is executed by the British colonial government.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 17, 1957?
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