Sunday 29 December 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Bodin and Brad Grey.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to April Love by Pat Boone.
In UK Mary's Boy Child by Harry Belafonte was in the top 5 hits.
The Enemy Below, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sea Hunt.
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Which were the important events of 29 December 1957 ?
- The fourth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Thomas Becket (optional memorial)
- Louis Bodin: French meteorologist engineer, TV weather presenter, radio and TV host, he should have presented the French version of the Swedish adventure game "Dropped" in 2015 but his project was stopped because of a crash involving candidates and technicians (helicopter collision).
- Brad Grey: American screenwriter and producer.
- Oliver Hirschbiegel: German actor director and producer.
- Iain Paxton: Scottish rugby player and coach.
- Paul Rudnick: American author playwright and screenwriter.
- Singers Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme wed in Las Vegas
- Detroit Lions beat Cleveland Browns 50-14 in NFL championship game.
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