What Happened on January 19, 1957

Historical Events

  • USSR performs atmospheric nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenneth McClintock, Puerto Rican politician, born in London, United Kingdom
  • Mickael Virtue, British rock keyboardist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England
  • Ottis Anderson, American NFL running back (NY Giants), born in West Palm Beach, Florida

Famous Weddings

Gary Player

Golfer Gary Player (21) weds Bobby Verwey's sister Vivienne Verwey

Famous Deaths

  • József Dudás, Romanian/Hungarian resistance fighter (b. 1912)
1957 Highlights

About January 19, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: The Garden Of Eden - Frankie Vaughan