On This Day

What Happened on October 14, 1957

Historical Events

#1 in the Charts

Everly Brothers' single "Wake Up Little Susie" reaches #1

Singer Phil Everly
Phil Everly

Historic Event

Queen Elizabeth II becomes the first Canadian monarch to open the Parliament of Canada with the Speech from the Throne.

Queen of the United Kingdom Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdom
Elizabeth II

Famous Birthdays

  • Kenny Neal, American blues musician (Let Life Flow), born in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Michel Despr├ęs, Quebec politician

Famous Weddings

Marlon Brando

American "On The Waterfront" actor Marlon Brando (33) marries actress Anna Kashfi (23)

Famous Deaths

  • [Carl] Natanael Berg, Swedish composer, dies at 78
1957 Highlights

About October 14, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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