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:
7 Replies to “In a Deep Mid-Winter…”
You had me puzzling there for a while …! Happy anniversary to the folks! Loved your post!!
Hay Corli… 55 years is pretty incredible isn’t it!!! Hope you are having a fun weekend!!!
what a lovely tribute to your parents!!! please give them a HUGE congrats from us!!!!!
Thanks Katherine Marie… can you believe 55 years, it truly is amazing!!! Hope you have a great week!!!
WOW! What a lovely and big surprise. I almost did not recognize ‘ourselves!’ Amazing. It is quite hard to believe all those years have raced by. And yes, there are many stories to tell. Thank you all for helping us to fill all those long years with happiness and Blessings. I hope you will be blessed with as many precious years and memories too.
Thanks Granny Ant!!! Took you a while to notice that post – hope it was a great surprise!!! Well done you guys!!! See you soon!!!