What Happened on June 24, 1957

Historical Events

  • The U.S. Supreme Court rules that obscenity is not protected by the First Amendment in Roth v. United States

Famous Birthdays

  • Astro [Terence Wilson], British reggae-rock vocalist (UB40 - "Red Red Wine"), born in Birmingham, England (d. 2021)
  • Doug Jones, American baseball relief pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians, Houston Astros, Philadelphia Phillies), born in Covina, California (d. 2021)
Born in 1957
1957 Highlights

About June 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 3 months and 8 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