What Happened on October 29, 1957

Historical Events

  • Hand grenade explodes in Israel's Knesset (Parliament)

Famous Birthdays

  • Dan Castellaneta, American comedian, and Emmy Award-winning voice actor (The Simpsons -"Homer"), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

Louis B. MayerLouis B. Mayer (1884-1957)

American film producer and creator of the star system (MGM), dies at 71

  • Rosemarie Nitribitt, German call girl, strangled in her apartment in an unsolved murder at 24
1957 Highlights

About October 29, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: That'll Be The Day - Crickets