What Happened on January 12, 1957

Historical Events

Civil Rights History

Southern Christian Leadership Council (SCLC) founded with Martin Luther King Jr. as leader at Ebenezer Church in Atlanta

Famous Birthdays

  • John Lasseter, American animation director (Pixar), born in Hollywood, California

Famous Weddings

Howard Hughes

Aviator Howard Hughes marries 2nd wife actress Jean Peters

1957 Highlights

About January 12, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 66 years and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: Singing The Blues - Guy Mitchell