On This Day

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, American rock keyboardist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Ottis Anderson, NFL running back (NY Giants), born in West Palm Beach, Florida

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

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

Golfer Gary Player
Gary Player

Famous Deaths

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

About January 19, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 6 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn