On This Day

What Happened on March 18, 1957

Historical Events

  • WTWV (now WTVA) TV channel 9 in Tupelo-Columbus, MS (NBC) begins

Famous Birthdays

  • Christer Fuglesang, physicist/astronaut (Mir backup), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • György Pazdera, Hungarian bassist (Pokolgép)
  • Melvin Gentry, American R&B singer and guitarist (Midnight Star - "No Parking On The Dance Floor"; "Operator")
1957 Highlights

About March 18, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces