What Happened on September 23, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Music release#1 in the Charts

"That'll Be Day" by Buddy Holly & Crickets reaches #1

Singer-songwriter Buddy Holly
Buddy Holly
  • Milwaukee Braves clinch NL pennant by beating Cards 4-2
  • White mob forces 9 black students who had entered a Little Rock high school in Arkansas to withdraw
  • WTIC TV channel 61 in Hartford, CT (CBS/FOX) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Kumar Sanu, Indian playback singer
  • Rosalind Chao, American actress
  • Sylvie Garant, Montmagny Quebec, playmate (Nov, 1979)
  • Tony Fossas, Cuba, pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)