September 1957 in history

September 1957 events chronologically

Sep 2 President Ngô Đình Diệm of South Vietnam becomes the first foreign head of state to make a state visit to Australia
Sep 4 American Civil Rights Movement: Little Rock Crisis: Orval Faubus, governor of Arkansas, calls out the National Guard to prevent African American students from enrolling in Central High School
Sep 4 The Ford Motor Company introduces the Edsel
Sep 5 Cuban Revolution: Fulgencio Batista bombs the revolt in Cienfuegos
Sep 17 Malaysia joins the United Nations
Sep 19 First American underground nuclear bomb test (part of Operation Plumbbob)
Sep 22 In Haiti, François Duvalier is elected president

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1957

Sep 1 Gloria Estefan a Cuban American Singer-songwriter, actress, and entrepreneur. She is one of the world's best-selling artists of all time, with an estimated 100 million records sold worldwide, including 31.5 million of those in the United States alone. She has won seven Grammy Awards and is the most successful crossover performer in Latin music to date
Sep 6 Michaëlle Jean a Canadian statesperson and former journalist who served as Governor General of Canada, the 27th since Canadian Confederation, from 2005 to 2010. Jean is the incoming Secretary-General of La Francophonie and is expected to take office January 1, 2015; when she does so, she will be the third person and the first woman to hold the position
Sep 6 José Sócrates a Portuguese politician who was the Prime Minister of Portugal from 12 March 2005 to 21 June 2011.
Sep 12 Hans Zimmer a film composer and music producer. He has composed music for over 150 films, including film scores for The Lion King, Crimson Tide, The Thin Red Line, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, 12 Years a Slave and Interstellar
Sep 21 Kevin Rudd an Australian former politician who was twice Prime Minister of Australia, from 2007 to 2010, and again in 2013. He was the first former prime minister to return to the office since Robert Menzies in 1949
Sep 22 Nick Cave an Australian musician, songwriter, author, screenwriter, composer and occasional film actor.
Sep 30 Fran Drescher an American film and television actress, comedian, producer, and activist. She is best known for her role as Fran Fine in the hit TV series The Nanny , and for her nasal voice and thick New York accent

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1957

Sep 1 Dennis Brain a British virtuoso horn player who was largely credited for popularizing the horn as a solo classical instrument with the post-war British public. With the collaboration of Herbert von Karajan and the Philharmonia Orchestra, he produced what many still consider to be the definitive recordings of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's horn concerti
Sep 16 Qi Baishi an influential Chinese painter.
Sep 20 Jean Sibelius a Finnish composer of the late Romantic period. His music played an important role in the formation of the Finnish national identity
Sep 21 Haakon VII of Norway the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the personal union with Sweden. He was a member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. As one of the few elected monarchs, Haakon quickly won the respect and affection of his people and played a pivotal role in uniting the Norwegian nation in its resistance to the Nazi invasion and subsequent five-year-long occupation of his country during World War II
Sep 21 Robert Lowie an Austrian-born American anthropologist. An expert on North American Indians, he was instrumental in the development of modern anthropology
Sep 22 Oliver St. John Gogarty an Irish poet, author, otolaryngologist, athlete, politician, and well-known conversationalist, who served as the inspiration for Buck Mulligan in James Joyce's novel Ulysses.
Sep 22 Zhou Xuan an iconic Chinese singer and film actress. By the 1940s, she had become one of China's seven great singing stars. She was the best known of the seven, nicknamed the "Golden Voice", and had a concurrent movie career until 1953. She recorded more than 200 songs and appeared in over 40 films in her career