On This Day

What Happened on December 24, 1957

Famous Birthdays

  • Diane Tell, Canadian pop-jazz singer-songwriter, born in Qu├ębec City, Quebec
  • Hamid Karzai, President of Afghanistan (2001-14), born in Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • Ian Burden, English rock keyboard player and bassist (Human League - "Don't You Want Me"), born in Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Famous Deaths

  • Norma Talmadge, American silent screen actress (Within the Law, Sign on Bay), dies at 64
1957 Highlights

About December 24, 1957

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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