Monday June 24, 1957
US date format: 6/24/1957, UK date format: 24/6/1957
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 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 Astro (UB40) and Kate Goodale.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Letters In The Sand by Pat Boone.
In UK Yes Tonight Josephine by Johnnie Ray was in the top 5 hits.
An Affair to Remember, directed by Leo McCarey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while The Towers Of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Richard Diamond, Private Detective.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 24, 1957?
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
- Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
- Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
- Quarter days in England
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- I Love Lucy, last airs on CBS-TV
- In Roth v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment .
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 24, 1957?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Elvis Presley - All Shook Up
- Marty Robbins - A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation)
- Gale Storm - Dark Moon
- Patti Page - Old Cape Cod
- Ricky Nelson - A Teenager's Romance
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- The Diamonds - Little Darlin'
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next June 24If June 24, 1957 is your birthday you're 63 years, 1 month, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 19 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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