What Happened in Dec 1957

  • New York City Ballet Debuts "Agon"

    On December 1, 1957, the New York City Ballet debuted Agon, a collaboration between composer Igor Stravinsky and choreographer George Balanchine.... Read more

  • Lewisham Rail Crash

    Owing to the disorganisation of the train services by the fog, both the trains were crowded, and it is estimated that there were nearly 1,500... Read more

  • "Sayonara" Is Released

    Sayonara is 1957 color (Technicolor) American film. It tells the story of an American Air Force flier who was a fighter "Ace" during the Korean... Read more

  • Lester B. Pearson is Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize

    Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE (April 23, 1897 – December 27, 1972) was a Canadian statesman, diplomat and politician who won the... Read more

  • John Crow Wins Heisman Trophy

    Crow, despite suffering some early season injuries in 1957 that cause him to appear in only 7 games, carried the ball 129 times for 562 yards... Read more

  • "Paths Of Glory" Is Released

    Paths of Glory (1957) is a war film by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same name by Humphrey Cobb. The book had no title when it was... Read more

  • Durmot Murnaghan Is Born

    Dermot Murnaghan (born 26 December 1957) is a British journalist and television presenter. He is well known for his work as a presenter of ITV... Read more