What Happened on March 17, 1957

Historical Events

  • Dutch ban on Sunday driving lifted

Plane Crash

Presidential plane crashes on Mt. Manunggal in Cebu, Philippines killing 25 including Filipino President Ramon Magsaysay

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish Kilgour. New Zealand drummer (The Clean - "Tally Ho!"), born in Christchurch, New Zealand (d. 2022)
  • Mal Donaghy, Northern Irish footballer
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

About March 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Young Love - Tab Hunter