Wednesday 24 April 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Stanny Van Paesschen and Boris Williams.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to All Shook Up by Elvis Presley.
In UK Cumberland Gap by Lonnie Donegan was in the top 5 hits.
Something of Value, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Day Of Infamy by Walter Lord was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Leave It to Beaver.
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- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Stanny Van Paesschen: Dutch equestrian who attended the Atlanta Olympics, placing 52nd in Individual Jumping and 13th in Team Jumping.
- Boris Williams: French-English drummer (The Cure Thompson Twins and Babacar).
- David J: English bass player (Bauhaus and Love and Rockets).
- Michael Pryor: Writer.
- Tricia Lange: Hollywood, California -- Playmate (June, 1984).
- Nazir Ahmed: Baron Ahmed Pakistani-English businessman and politician.
- Chicago Cubs' pitchers walk National League record nine Cincinnati Reds in 5th inning.
- Suez Crisis: The Suez Canal is reopened following the introduction of UNEF peacekeepers to the region.
- Patrick Moore presents the first episode of ''The Sky at Night'', a BBC television programme for astronomy enthusiasts.
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