On This Day

What Happened on September 9, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1
  • Nashville's new Hattie Cotton Elementary School dynamited

Historic Event

US President Eisenhower signs 1st civil rights bill since Reconstruction

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabriele Tredozi, Italian engineer
  • Pierre-Laurent Aimard, French concert pianist, born in Lyon, France
1957 Highlights

About September 9, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Diana - Paul Anka