What Happened on March 23, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 19th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC beats Kansas 54-53 (3 OTs)
  • US army sells last homing pigeons

Famous Birthdays

  • Amanda Plummer, actress (Hotel New Hampshire, Dollmaker), born in NYC, New York
  • Robbie James, Welsh footballer (d. 1998)
  • Sheila Rena Ingram, 4X400m relayer (Olympic-silver-1976), born in Washington, D.C.
  • Teresa Ganzel, actress (Teachers Only, Duck Factory), born in Toledo, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect, dies at 77