What Happened on September 25, 1957

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 18th Venice Film Festival: Influential Indian film "Aparajito" directed by Satyajit Ray is first film to win the Golden Lion and the Critics Award
  • 300 US Army troops guard 9 black kids return to Central High School in Arkansas
  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Maralinga, Australia
  • Soviet 7 year plan (1959-1965) announced

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian Reddington, English actor (Chief Clown-Doctor Who), born in Walkley, Sheffield
  • Rupert Haselden, journalist and screenwriter (d. 1994)