Son Gives Dad his Dream '57 Chevy for his Birthday Tweet Posted June 9th, 2014 @ 5:38am A video of a guy giving his dad a '57 Chevy for his 57th birthday is getting millions of hits. The story is the dad grew up poor, and always wanted a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air. So when his son was eight years old, he promised to buy him one for his 57th birthday . . . and actually kept that promise. In the video, the dad sees it, and immediately starts crying.