What Happened on August 31, 1957

Historical Events

Malayan Independence

Federation of Malaya gains independence from Great Britain

Famous Birthdays

  • Colm O'Rourke, Irish Gaelic footballer (All-Irelands 1987, 88; 5 x Leinster medals; 3 x NFL medals; Footballer of the Year 1991; Meath) and broadcaster/analyst (RTÉ, Sunday Independent), born in Edgeworthstown, Northern Ireland
  • Gina Schock, American rock drummer (The Go-Go's - "Our Lips Are Sealed"; "Vacation"), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • Glenn Tilbrook, British rock singer, guitarist, songwriter (Squeeze - "Black Coffee In Bed": "Tempted"), born in London, England
  • Tom Candiotti, American MLB pitcher (LA Dodgers), born in Walnut Creek, California
Born in 1957
1957 Highlights

About August 31, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

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