The Day I Was Born
Sunday, July 21, 2024
Online Project - Discovering YOUR Place in History Since 1999

Class of '74

1956 & 1957

St. Philip Neri School
Metairie, LA, U.S.
Catherine Campanella--Grades 5-8
Literary Giant: Kate Douglas Wiggens (b. 1824) English Poet

Cost of a postage stamp: 3 cents

President:Dwight David Eisenhower
Vice President: Richard Nixon

Music: Buddy Holly had his 1st recording session,
Elvis appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show and released his 1st hit "I Forgot to Remember to Forget"

New York Times--Most Important News:
U.S.Supreme Court declared racial segregation in public schools seperate but not equal

History Channel--Most Important News:
North African country of Moracco won independence from French Colonial Rule

TV: Jimmy Durante

Favorite Toys: Barbie, Slinky, Ant Farm, Play Doh

Favorite Movie: Anastasia

Girl's Name which occured most often: Kathleen
Boy's Name which occured most often: Charles

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