Here are se7en + 1 highlights from the year 1957…
- Classic Books Published: The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss; From Russia with Love by Ian Fleming; The Guns of Navarone by Alistair MacLean.
- Popular #1 Hits: “That’ll be the Day” by Buddy Holly and the Crickets. “Wake up Little Susie” by the Everly Brothers.
- Famous births: Princess Caroline of Monaco; Melanie Griffiths and Gloria Estefan.
- Popular Movies: David Lean’s film “The Bridge on the River Kwai” by David Lean opened and won Academy Award for best picture.
- The Space Race: The Soviet Union launched Sputnik 2, with a dog called Laika, on board.
- Property: Elvis Presley was 22 yrs old and bought Graceland… and his movie Jail House Rock Premiered.
- Shows: West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein Premiered.
- And on this Day My Parents were Married: Congratulations to you both on 55 years together, you sure have a story to tell!!!
And the Se7en + 1th Event: