On This Day

What Happened on December 21, 1957

Historical Events

  • Indonesia proclaims end to state of war

Famous Birthdays

  • John Geddert, American gymnastics coach (US head coach London Olympic Team 2012), born in Mt. Clemens, Michigan (d. 2021)
  • Lisa Gerritsen [Leisa Orszag], American actress (The Mary Tyler Moore Show & Phyllis - "Bess"), born in Los Angeles, California

Ray Romano

Ray Romano, American actor (Everybody Loves Raymond, Ice Age), born in Queens, New York

  • Tom Henke, American baseball player, born in Kansas City, Missouri

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Coates, English viola palyer and composer, dies at 71
  • Tony Lewis, British rock singer-songwriter and bass player (The Outfield - "Your Love") (d. 2020)
1957 Highlights

About December 21, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 64 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Mary's Boy Child - Harry Belafonte