What Happened on October 5, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 11th NHL All-Star Game, Montreal Forum: NY Rangers left wing Dean Prentice scores a goal and has 2 assists as 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)
  • Mark Geragos, American attorney