Friday 20 September 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alannah Currie and Carl Lang.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Tammy by Debbie Reynolds.
Jet Pilot, directed by Josef von Sternberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Operation Sea Lion by Peter Fleming was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Harbormaster.
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- Alannah Currie: New Zealand-British musician, a keyboard player and singer, one of a trio who call themselves the "Thompson Twins.
- Carl Lang
- Michael Hurst: New Zealand actor and director.
- Rich DiSilvio: American new media developer & artist.
- Arn Anderson [Marty Lunde]: Wrestler (ECW / SMW / WCW / NWA / WWF).
- Vladmir Tkachenko: USSR -- Basketball (1980 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Fran Drescher: in New York City; actress (Cadillac Man).
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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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