What Happened on April 29, 1957

Historical Events

  • 1st military nuclear power plant dedicated at Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Famous Birthdays

Daniel Day-LewisDaniel Day-Lewis (65 years old)

English actor (Last of the Mohicans, Gangs of New York), born in London, England

  • Fiame Naomi Mata'afa, Samoan politician and chieftainess, 1st female Prime Minister of Samoa (2021-), born in Apia, Western Samoa
  • Mark Kendall, American rock guitarist Great White), born in Loma Linda, California
  • Richie Robertson, British new wave rock bassist and vocalist (Fabulous Poodles - "Mirror Star"), born in England
  • Timothy Treadwell, American bear enthusiast (d. 2003)

Famous Deaths

  • Otallo Morales, Spanish composer, dies at 82
1957 Highlights

About April 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Cumberland Gap - Lonnie Donegan