What Happened on January 13, 1957

Historical Events

Radio Premiere

"All that Fall", first radio play by Samuel Beckett, aired on BBC Third Programme

  • 7th NFL Pro Bowl, LA Memorial Coliseum: Western Conference beats Eastern Conference, 19-10; MVPs: Bert Rechichar, Baltimore Colts, K; Ernie Stautner, Pittsburgh Steelers, DT
  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate
1957 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Christina Seufert, Sacraento California, diver (Olympic bronze 1984)
  • Don Snow, British session and touring Hammond organ and keyboard player (Squeeze; Van Morrison), born in London, England
  • Lorrie Moore, American writer

Mark O'MearaMark O'Meara (66 years old)

American golfer (US Masters, British Open 1988), born in Goldsboro, North Carolina

Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Alfred Edgar Coppard, English short story writer (Black Dogs & Other Stories), dies at 79

About January 13, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 66 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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