What Happened on December 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The last episode of The Nat King Cole Show airs on NBC due to lack of national sponsorship

Musician Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole
  • US successfully test-fires Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Ojeda, pitcher (NY Mets)
  • Masako Natsume [Odate], Japanese actress and model (Tripitaka in "Monkey"), born in Roppongi, Tokyo d. 1985)

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy Sayers, [Atherton Fleming], author (Whose body), dies at 64