What Happened on January 28, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)

Sport awardTennis Open

45th Men's Australian Championships: Ashley Cooper beats Neale Fraser (6-3, 9-11, 6-4, 6-2)

Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Ashley Cooper
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Ashley Cooper
  • 45th Women's Australian Championships: Shirley Fry Irvin beats Althea Gibson (6-3, 6-4)

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Skinner English comedian
  • Harley Jane Kozak, actress (Arachnophobia, Necessary Roughness)

Person of interestNick Price

Nick Price, Zimbabwean golfer (PGA 1992, 94; British Open 1994), born in Durban, South Africa

Golfer Nick Price
Golfer
Nick Price

Famous Deaths

  • Fred Stein, TV panelist (Live Begins at 80), dies at 88