What Happened on September 21, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV
  • German sail training ship Pamir sails Atlantic Ocean
  • Olav V becomes king of Norway
  • Pote Sarasin forms government in Thailand

Famous Birthdays

  • Ethan Coen, filmmaker (Fargo, No Country for Old Men), born in St. Louis Park, Minnesota
  • Kevin Rudd, Australian politician
  • Lynette Love, US tai kwan do champ 1987/(Olympics 1988)

Famous Deaths

  • Haakon VII (CF Charles WA), Danish king of Norway (1905-57), dies