Friday November 22, 1957
US date format: 11/22/1957, UK date format: 22/11/1957
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It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 22, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Sharon Bailey and G Junior.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley.
In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits.
Sayonara, directed by Joshua Logan, 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 26 Men.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 22, 1957?
- R.C. Saints - Feast of Saint Cecilia
- Also see November 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lebanon - Independence Day (from France, 1943)
- Family Day begins in 2005
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- Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in New York
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 22, 1957?
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Top #11 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
- The Everly Brothers - Wake Up Little Susie
- Sam Cooke - You Send Me
- The Rays - Silhouettes
- Ricky Nelson - Be-Bop Baby
- Thurston Harris - Little Bitty Pretty One
- Johnny Mathis - Chances Are
- Bobby Helms - My Special Angel
- Jimmie Rodgers - Honeycomb
- Pat Boone - April Love
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
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