What Happened on September 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "DuPont Show of the Month" debuts on CBS-TV
  • "Paul Winchell Show" debuts on ABC-TV
  • 300 die as express train hits stalled train (Montgomery W Pakistan)

Music releaseMusic Single

Buddy Holly & Crickets released 2nd single "Oh Boy!"/"Not Fade Away"

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly
  • NY Giants play & lose their last game at Polo Grounds (9-1 to Pitts)
  • Passenger train & oil train crash in Gambar West Pakistan, 300 die

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew "Dice" Clay, [Silverstien], comedian (Adv of Ford Fairlane)
  • Chris Broad, cricketer (prolific England opening batsman 1984-89)
  • Craig Lefferts, MLB Pitcher
  • Mari Wilson, British singer
  • Sokratis Malamas, Greek singer and composer
  • Tim Flannery, DJ/MLB player (SD Padres)