On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 1957

Historical Events

  • 11th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum, Montreal, QC: All-Stars beat Montreal Canadiens, 5-3
  • Ryder Cup Golf, Lindrick GC: Great Britain-Ireland win, 7½-4½; Dai Rees captains home team to first Cup victory since 1933
  • Yugoslav dissident Milovan Djilos sentenced to 7 years

Famous Birthdays

  • Bernie Mac, American comedian (d. 2008)
  • Jeanne Evert, tennis player, Chris' sister
  • Larry Saumell, American jockey (d. 2011)
  • Lee "Kix" Thompson, saxophonist (Madness - "Baggy Trousers", "Our House"), born in St Pancras, London, England
  • Mark Geragos, American attorney
1957 Highlights

About October 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 63 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Libra