What Happened on January 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)

Sport awardTennis Open

45th Men's Australian Championships: Ashley Cooper beats Neale Fraser (6-3, 9-11, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • 45th Women's Australian Championships: Shirley Fry Irvin beats Althea Gibson (6-3, 6-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Skinner English comedian
  • Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nick Price, Zimbabwean PGA golfer (1991 Byron Nelson Classic), born in Durban, South Africa

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88