This Week in History: Feb. 6-10, 1957

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This Week in History: Feb. 6-10, 1957

The number one movie is “Funny Face” starring Audrey Hepburn.

The number one song is “Butterfly” by Charlie Gracie.

The Dream Academy singer/guitarist Nick Laird-Clowes was born and politician Redfield Proctor Jr. died.

Laika, a Russian dog, becomes the first living creature to be sent into space, in Sputnik 2. Sadly, she did not make it back alive.

Check out This Week in History: Jan. 30-Feb. 3, 1961

-Information compiled by Mike Hack

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Mike Hack has enjoyed living in North Carolina for fourteen years and Wilmington for the past seven. Mike is a musician and videographer who enjoys crossword puzzles, Jeopardy, bus rides, long walks, and music history trivia. Mike has a vast knowledge of dates, and researching them is just one of his many passions.  Mike also has autism and is enjoying connecting with his community via Port City Daily!

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