Wednesday August 21, 1957
US date format: 8/21/1957, UK date format: 21/8/1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 21, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tignous and Kim Sledge in Philadelphia.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
In UK All Shook Up by Elvis Presley was in the top 5 hits.
The Beasts of Marseilles, directed by Hugo Fregonese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Hidden Persuaders by Vance Packard was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Open House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in those months ?
Which were the important events of August 21, 1957?
- Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
- Orthodox - Thaddaeus
- RC saints - Pope Pius X
- Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
- 1st launching in Baikonur, Kazachstan (R7 Semiorka-rocket)
- U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower announces a 2-year suspension of nuclear testing.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1957?
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter - Billy Williams
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- Larry Williams - Short Fat Fannie
- The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells
- Don Rondo - White Silver Sands
Top #10 songs in the USA
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the most popular TV series released in those months ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?