What Happened on July 4, 1957

Historical Events

  • Dutch 2nd Chamber accepts temporary tax increase

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand, the youngest daughter of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit, born in Amphorn Sathan Residential Hall Dusit Palace, Bangkok
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Gregory Lafayette, American actor, dies at 19 from injuries sustained in a car crash that killed his wife, actress Judy Tyler (24), the day earlier
1957 Highlights

About July 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 24 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