On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1957

Historical Events

  • Britain accepts NATO offer to mediate in Cyprus, but Greece rejects it

Famous Birthdays

  • David Foster, Australian woodchopper

Person of interestSpike Lee

Spike Lee [Shelton Jackson Lee], American film director (Mo Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Malcolm X), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Director Spike Lee
Spike Lee
  • Theresa Russell [Paup], actress (Black Widow, Razor's Edge), born in San Diego, California
  • Vanessa Bell Calloway, American actress
1957 Highlights

About March 20, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Pisces