Friday 20 December 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anita Baker [Ward] in Detroit and Mike Watt.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to You Send Me by Sam Cooke.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits.
The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Aktuelle Schaubude.
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Which were the important events of 20 December 1957 ?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
- Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
- Anita Baker [Ward] in Detroit: Michigan, USA; vocalist (Rapture).
- Mike Watt: American musician, base player for the Minutemen from 1979 until guitarist D. Boon's accidental death on December 23, 1985.
- Stephen Bicknell: British organ builder and scholar (d. 2007).
- Billy Bragg: English singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Joyce Hyser: American actress.
- Anna Vissi: Cypriot singer-songwriter and actress (Epikouri)
- Elvis Presley given draft notice to join US Army for National Service
- The Boeing 707 airliner flies for the first time.
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