What Happened on July 1, 1957

Historical Events

  • International Geophysical Year begins (until Dec 31, 1958)
  • WRLP TV channel 32 in Greenfield/Keene/Brat, Massachusetts (IND) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Grant Dalton, New Zealand sailor (Whitbread Round the World Race) and head of Team New Zealand in the America's Cup, born in Auckland, New Zealand
  • Hannu Kamppuri, Finnish Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender (NHL NJ Devils), born in Helsinki, Finland
  • Sean O'Driscoll, Irish soccer midfielder and manager (Rep Ireland 3 caps, Bournemouth FC), born in Wolverhampton, England
Born in 1957

About July 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Gamblin' Man/Putting On The Style - Lonnie Donegan