On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1957

Great Balls of Fire! The 'Bride' is 13

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Peyton Place" film based on the novel by Grace Metalious, directed by Mark Robson and starring Lana Turner and Hope Lange is released

Actress Lana Turner
Lana Turner

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Marie Messier, French businessman, born in Grenoble, France
  • Morris Day, American singer (The Time), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Steve Buscemi, American actor (Fargo), born in NYC, New York
1957 Highlights

About December 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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