On This Day

What Happened on April 10, 1957

Historical Events

Film Release

"12 Angry Men", directed by Sidney Lumet, starring Henry Fonda and Lee J. Cobb, is released

  • John Osborne's "Entertainer" premieres in London
  • Jordanian government of Naboelsi resigns
  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Aliko Dangote, Nigerian Chairman and CEO of the Dangote Group, born in Kano, Kano State
  • John M. Ford, American sci-fi author and poet, born in East Chicago, Indiana (d. 2006)
  • Steve Gustafson, American bass guitarist (10,000 Maniacs - "Trouble Me"; "These Are Days"), born in Seville, Spain
1957 Highlights

About April 10, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries