On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1957

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Hooks, American comedienne and actress (SNL, Designing Women), born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Kenji Kawai, Japanese film score composer, born in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • William Orlamond, Danish actor (Flesh and the Devil, The Wind), dies at 89
1957 Highlights

About April 23, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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