On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday

Article: Great Balls of Fire! The 'Bride' is 13

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Peyton Palace" 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