On This Day

What Happened on April 13, 1957

Historical Events

  • 11th NBA Championship: Bost Celtics beat St Louis Hawks, 4 games to 3
  • 11th Tony Awards: "Long Days Journey into the Night" & "My Fair Lady" win
  • Musical "Shinbone Alley", starring Eartha Kitt, opens at Broadway Theater NYC; runs for 49 performances
  • Saturday postal delivery in US is temporarily halted due to lack of funds

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Goodman, American activist and host of Democracy Now, born in Bay Shore, New York
  • Dallas Moir, Maltese-Scottish cricketer, born in Imtarfa, Malta
  • Gary Kroeger, American comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog), born in Cedar Falls, Iowa
  • Saundra Santiago, American actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Wayne Lewis, American keyboardist (Atlantic Starr), born in White Plains, New York
1957 Highlights

About April 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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