On This Day

What Happened on July 24, 1957

Historical Events

  • KTVC TV channel 6 in Ensign, KS (CBS) begins broadcasting
  • US performs nuclear Test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Pam Tillis, American country singer (Melancholy Child), born in Plant City, Florida
  • Robbie Grey, English rock singer (Modern English - "I Melt With You")
  • Walter "Wattie" Buchan, Scottish punk rock singer (The Exploited), born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Famous Deaths

  • Sacha Guitry, French actor and playwright (Deburan, The Story of a Cheat), dies at 72
1957 Highlights

About July 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo