On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1957

Historical Events

  • "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • Doug Johnson, Canadian rock keyboardist (Loverboy - "Working For The Weekend"), born in Surrey, British Columbia
  • John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Kevin McHale, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)

Famous Deaths

1957 Highlights

About December 19, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 2 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Sagittarius