What Happened on December 19, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyril Collard, French film director (d. 1993)
  • Doug Johnson, rock keyboardist (Loverboy-Get Lucky)
  • John Gulager, American film director and actor (He Was a Quiet Man), born in NYC, New York
  • Kevin McHale, NBA forward (Boston Celtics)
  • Liz Glazowski, playmate (April, 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • John Van Druten, English playwright (I Remember Mama, I am a Camera) and theater director, dies at 56