In 1957, singer Paul Anka’s hit single ‘Diana’ stays at #1 on the pop music charts.
In 1958, Cécile Langlois gives birth to a son; first of the Dionne quintuplets to become a mother.
In 1960, Montréal Canadiens star Rocket Richard retires from NHL play at age 39; with a record 544 goals, plus 82 playoff tallies. In
1969, Manitoba Hydro decides not to divert Churchill River and flood Southern Indian Lake; would displace 700 people.
In 1984, Pope John Paul II celebrates Mass before 500,000 of the faithful at Downsview Airport.