What Happened on February 2, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Candide" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • UN adopts a resolution calling for Israeli troops to leave Egypt

Famous Birthdays

  • Laurie Mann, current DPS curator/geek
Born in 1957

Famous Weddings

Elizabeth Taylor

English-American actress Elizabeth Taylor (24) marries for the 3rd time to American film producer Mike Todd (47), until his death in 1958

Famous Deaths

  • Grigory Landsberg, Russian physicist (b. 1890)
  • Julia Morgan, American architect (Hearst Castle, and other Hearst properties), first female degreed by Ecole des Beaux-Arts, and first licensed in California, dies at 85 [1]

About February 2, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell