Friday 22 February 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Francis Saint-Leger and Willie Smits.
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.
Hell's Crossroads, directed by Franklin Adreon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Railway Children.
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Which were the important events of 22 February 1957 ?
- Blessed Saint Isabel of France (+1270)
- United States - Washington's Birthday (traditionally).
- Ash Wednesday in 2023.
- Saint Lucia - independence (1979).
- The Scouting movement celebrates this day as "B.-P. day" or "Founder's Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- The World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts celebrates this day as "Thinking Day" as it is the shared birthday of the Scouts' founder Sir Robert Baden-Powell, and his wife, Lady Olave Baden-Powell, the World Chief Guide.
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter.
Famous Birthdays:22 February
- Harry Sothern: Actor (Dr Huer-Buck Rogers), dies at 72.
- Jockey Ted Atkinson records his 3,500th win.
- Ngo Dinh Diem of South Vietnam survives a communist shooting assassination attempt in Ban Me Thuot.
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