What Happened on May 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Adolf Scharf elected president of Austria

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Peach Blossom Golf Open

LPGA Golfer Betsy Rawls
LPGA Golfer
Betsy Rawls

Famous Birthdays

  • Lisa Eilbacher, Saudi-American actress (Beverly Hills Cop), born in Dharan, Saudi Arabia
  • Peter Howitt, British actor and film director
  • Richard E Grant, Swaziland, actor (Posse, Bram Stoker's Dracula)
  • Thereza Bazaar, rocker (Dollar-Love's Gotta Hold on Me)

Famous Deaths

  • Mikhail Fabianovich Gnesin, composer, dies at 74