What Happened on March 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Eamon de Valera's Fianna Fail-party wins election in Ireland
  • Sgt Bilko satirizes Elvis Presley (Elvis Pelvin)

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark E. Smith, British rock vocalist (The Fall, The Post-Nearly Man), born in Broughton, Lancashire, England (d. 2018)
  • Tim Holden, (Rep-D-Pennsylvania)