What Happened on July 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 24th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 6-6 at Sportsman's Park, St Louis
  • Discovery of element 102 (Nobelium) announced

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly McGillis, American actress (Top Gun, Accused, Witness), born in Newport Beach, California
  • Marc Almond, English vocalist (Soft Cell), born in Southport, Lancashire, England
  • Paul Merton, British writer, actor and comedian (Room 101), born in Parsons Green, London
  • Tim Kring, American writer and producer, born in El Dorado County, California

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composer, dies at 80
  • Manfred Julius Susskind, South African cricketer (1924 Test series), dies