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  • 1957

    • January

      • January 10, 1957
        • Sam Barrows born - the computer programmer behind the TuneThief website, an illegal music sharing software that FBI Special Agent Jennifer Marsh investigates.

    • February

      • February 9, 1957
        • Date of birth on Darryl Zero's alter ego Harold Burges' driver's license, which Darryl shows when buying a plane ticket to Portland.

      • February 23, 1957
        • FBI agent Jack Willis born - Scully mentions his date of birth in an attempt to remind him that he's still Jack, and not bankrobber Warren Dupre. (Season 1 episode Lazarus)

    • March

      • March 2, 1957
        • Sam Beckett leaps into archaeologist Dale Conway, who has uncovered the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Ptah-Hotep. (Season 4 episode The Curse of Ptah-Hotep)

    • April

      • April 12, 1957
        • Tabloid TV show Inside Access reporter Babe Bennett reads a passage from Preston Blake’s diary: "I am a volcano of lust..."

      • June 30, 1957
        • John Locke's Ex-girlfriend Helen Norwood born - date on her tombstone. (Season 5 episode The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham)

    • July

      • July 23, 1957
        • Future chess prodigy Beth Harmon taken to the Methuen Home Orphanage in Mount Sterling, Kentucky after her mother dies in a car accident on New Circle Road. (episode Openings)

      • July 29, 1957
        • Sam Beckett leaps into deep south lawyer Leonard Dancey, and must try a case involving a black woman accused of murdering a prominent white man. (Season 2 episode So Help Me God)

    • August

      • August 29, 1957
        • Sharon Dobbs born - TuneThief's neighbor whose WiFi he's using to host his illegal music sharing software that FBI Special Agent Jennifer Marsh investigates.

    • October

      • October 5, 1957
        • One of several times that Sam Beckett leaps into Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who supposedly murdered President John F. Kennedy. (Season 5 episode Lee Harvey Oswald)

      • October 6, 1957
        • Sam Beckett leaps into actor Kenny Sharp, portraying the television character of Future Boy, and must find a way to prevent his co-star Moe Stein, from being committed to a mental institution because of his "wild" theories about traveling in time. (Season 3 episode Future Boy)

      • October 31, 1957
        • Flashback to Halloween 1957. Kitty is handing out candy to the trick or treaters when she recalls Halloween 1957 when she learns she is pregnant with Laurie. (Season 2 episode Halloween)

    • November

      • November 9, 1957
        • Sam Beckett leaps into small town coroner Melvin, and must determine how a young, orphaned woman from Germany named Hilla died. (Season 2 episode Good Night, Dear Heart)

      • November 10, 1957
        • Physics teacher Nick Miller takes reporter Lisa Hansen go on a date to the 1950s, traveling from the present date of October 24, 1991 to the past date of November 10, 1957.

      • November 28, 1957
        • Sam Beckett leaps into Tyler Means, an old gunfighter who is spending his retirement days acting out scenes from his youth when he supposedly cleaned up the town. (Season 4 episode The Last Gunfighter)

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