What Happened on April 23, 1957

Famous Birthdays

  • Jan Hooks, American comedienne and actress (SNL, 1986-94; Designing Women, 1991-93; 3rd Rock from the Sun, 1996-2000), born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 2014)
  • Kenji Kawai, Japanese film score composer, born in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan
  • Olsen Filipaina, New Zealand rugby league five eighth (28 Tests; Auckland RL, Balmain RLFC, Eastern Suburbs RLFC, North Sydney DRLFC), born in Kaikohe, New Zealand (d. 2022)
Born in 1957

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? 66 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cumberland Gap - Lonnie Donegan