On This Day

What Happened on September 6, 1957

Historical Events

  • Elvis records "White Christmas", "Silent Night" & "Here Comes Santa Claus"

Famous Birthdays

  • Gwyn Evans, Welsh rugby union fullback (12 caps Wales, 2 caps British & Irish Lions; Maesteg RFC) and coach (Italy 1977-78), born in Maesteg, Wales
  • Joe Smyth, American country singer (Betty's Bein' Bad), born in Portland, Maine
  • José Sócrates, Prime Minister of Portugal (2005-11) indicted for corruption, born in Porto, Portugal
  • Michaëlle Jean, 27th Governor-General of Canada, born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Paul Harrhy, Welsh actor and opera singer (Intelligence Park), born in South Wales (d. 1996)
1957 Highlights

About September 6, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo