Wednesday 28 August 1957
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 28, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ai Weiwei and Rick Rossovich.
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.
A King in New York, directed by Charles Chaplin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while Stay Alive All Your Life by Norman Vincent Peale was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Open House.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 28 August 1957
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1957 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Ai Weiwei: Chinese sculptor and activist.
- Rick Rossovich: Palo Alto, California -- Actor (Top Gun, Roxanne, ER).
- Daniel Stern: Movie Actor.
- Phranc (singer)
- Phranc : American entertainer, a self-described Jewish-Lesbian folk singer.
- Greg Clark: English businessman and politician Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.
- Jeff Grubb: Author.
- George Merrill: American singer-songwriter and keyboard player (Boy Meets Girl).
- Ivo Josipović: Croatian lawyer jurist and politician 3rd President of Croatia.
- Bernhard Langer: Athlete.
- Daniel Stern in Stamford: Connecticut, USA; actor (City Slickers, The Wonder Years).
- Ivo Josipovic: President of Croatia.
- Sen Thurmond begins 24-hr filibuster against civil rights bill
- US Senator Strom Thurmond begins 24-hour filibuster against civil rights bill.
- United States Senator Strom Thurmond (D-SC) sets the record for the longest filibuster with his 24-hour, 18-minute speech railing against a civil rights bill.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1957 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear
- Debbie Reynolds - Tammy
- The Everly Brothers - Bye Bye Love
- Pat Boone - Love Letters In The Sand
- The Coasters - Searchin'
- Paul Anka - Diana
- Jimmy Dorsey - So Rare
- I'm Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself A Letter - Billy Williams
- Larry Williams - Short Fat Fannie
- The Dell-Vikings - Whispering Bells
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