What Happened on October 2, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"The Bridge on the River Kwai", directed by David Lean and starring William Holden and Alec Guinness, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1958)

Actor William Holden
William Holden
Actor Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness
Film Director David Lean
Film Director
David Lean
  • New volcanic island appears off Fayal Island Azores
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