What Happened on October 4, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • "Leave It to Beaver" debuts on CBS
  • Avro Arrow roll-out ceremony at Avro Canada plant in Malton, Ontario.
  • USSR launches Sputnik I, 1st artificial Earth satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexander Tkachyov, Soviet gymnast
  • Bill Fagerbakke, American actor
  • Christina Smith, playmate (Mar, 1978), born in Miami, Florida
  • Gregory T Linteris, Demarest NJ, astronaut (sk: STS 83)
  • Kyra Schon, American actress
  • Russell Simmons, American Music magnate (Def Jam), born in Queens, New York