On This Day

What Happened on April 17, 1957

Famous Birthdays

  • Byron Cherry, American actor (Coy-Dukes of Hazzard), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Dwane Casey, American basketball head coach (Detroit Pistons 2018-19; Toronto, Minnesota; NBA All-Star Game 2018), born in Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Nick Hornby, English writer (High Fidelity), born in Redhill, Surrey
1957 Highlights

About April 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Aries