Monday 17 June 1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Grace de Capitani and Jon Gries.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone.
In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
The Delicate Delinquent, directed by Don McGuire, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Last Angry Man by Gerald Green 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 17 June 1957
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1957 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Grace de Capitani
- Jon Gries: American actor and producer.
- Jay Roach
- Martin Dillon: American tenor and educator (d. 2005).
- Beth Moore: Author.
- Jack Wouterse: Dutch actor.
- Uģis Prauliņš: Latvian composer.
- Philip Chevron: English pop musician (Pogues-Peace & Love).
- Phil Chevron: Irish singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Pogues and The Radiators From Space) (d. 2013).
- So Rare by Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra peaks at #2
- Tuskegee boycott begins (Blacks boycotted city stores)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1957 ?
Top #11 songs in the USA
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- The Diamonds - Little Darlin'
- The Coasters - Young Blood
- School Day (Ring Ring Goes the Bell) - Chuck Berry
- Ricky Nelson - A Teenager's Romance
- The Coasters - Searchin'
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?