On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1957

Historical Events

  • Celal Bayar re-elected president of Turkey
  • WOWL TV channel 15 in Florence, AL (NBC/CBS) begins broadcasting
  • WPTA TV channel 21 in Fort Wayne, IN (ABC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Glenn Hoddle, English soccer ball player (Tottenham), born in Hayes, Middlesex, England
  • Jeff East, American actor (Huckleberry Finn, Superman), born in Kansas City, Missouri
1957 Highlights

About October 27, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 2 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

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