Sunday 13 January 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christina Seufert and Don Snow.
In UK Singing The Blues by Guy Mitchell was in the top 5 hits.
The Wrong Man, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Whirlybirds.
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- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Christina Seufert: Sacraento, California -- Diver (1984 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Don Snow: Rocker (Squeeze).
- Mark Francis O'Meara in Goldsboro: North Carolina, USA; PGA golfer (1984 Greater Milwaukee).
- Lorrie Moore: American writer.
- Mark O'Meara: American professional golfer: PGA Tour.
- Daniel Scioli: Argentine politician, sportsman, and businessperson. He was the 33rd Vice President of Argentina from 2003 to 2007, under Néstor Kirchner, and has been Governor of Buenos Aires Province since 2007. He has also served two tenures as president of the Justicialist Party.
- Claudia Emerson: American poet and academic (d. 2014)
- Mary Glindon: English lawyer and politician
- Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Allen Tate.
- Mickey Wright wins Sea Island Golf Open.
- NFL Pro Bowl: West beats East 19-10.
- Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee.
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