What Happened on April 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 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
  • Saturday postal delivery in US is temporarily halted due to lack of funds

Famous Birthdays

  • Amy Goodman, American activist, host of Democracy Now
  • Dallas Moir, Scottish cricketer
  • Gary Kroeger, Cedar Falls Iowa, comedian (SNL, Return of Shaggy Dog)
  • Saundra Santiago, actress (Gina-Miami Vice), born in The Bronx, New York
  • Wayne Lewis, keyboardist, (Atlantic Star-Touch a 4 Leaf Clover)