On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1957

Historical Events

  • Flevo Boys Football Club is established in Emmeloord, the Netherlands

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Larry King's 1st radio broadcast

TV and Radio Host Larry King
TV and Radio Host
Larry King
  • US gives Poland credit of $95 million
  • Vanguard TV-1 booster test reaches 195 km

Famous Birthdays

  • Dick Swett, (Rep-D-New Hampshire)
  • Kow Otani, Japanese composer for anime, film and video games (Gamera), born in Toyko, Japan
  • Paul D Ronney, ScD/astronaut (STS 83 alt), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Rick Darling, Australian cricket batsman (14 Tests, top score 91; 18 ODIs), born in Walkerie, Australia
  • Steve Farris, rock guitarist (Mr Mister)

Famous Deaths

  • Grant Mitchell, American actor (Great Lie, Laura, Cairo, Conflict), dies at 82
1957 Highlights

About May 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 4 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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