What Happened on September 22, 1957

Historical Events

  • Duke Snider's 39th & 40th home runs are last hit at Ebbets Field
  • Western "Maverick" premieres on ABC television starring James Garner

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuseppe Saronni, Italian cyclist (Giro d'Italia), born in Novara, Italy
  • Johnette Napolitano, American rocker (Concrete Blonde), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Lynn Herring, American actress (Lucy Coe-General Hospital), born in Enid, Oklahoma
  • Mark Johnson, American NHL forward (Olympic gold 1980, Pitts, NJ), born in Madison, Wisconsin

Nick CaveNick Cave (65 years old)

Australian singer-songwriter (Bad Seeds-Murder Ballads), born in Warracknabeal, Victoria

  • Pete Jones, English rocker (Public Image Ltd.), born in Watford, England
  • Phil Blackmar, American golfer (3 PGA Tour titles), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Soemu Toyoda, Japanese admiral during World War II, dies at 72
1957 Highlights

About September 22, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Diana - Paul Anka