Friday 15 November 1957
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley.
In UK That'll Be The Day by The Crickets was in the top 5 hits.
Zero Hour!, directed by Hall Bartlett, 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.
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- Austria - Saint Leopold's day -- no school in Vienna, Lower Austria and Upper Austria
- USA - America Recycles Day
- Norway - The official skolebr�d-day on Sunnland skole
- Roman festivals - Festival in honor of Feronia (others say 13 November)
- Brazil - Republic Proclamation Day (1889)
- R.C. Saints - Albert the Great
- Palestine - Independence Day (declared 1988)
- Eastern Orthodoxy - Feast of Saint Philip the Apostle and the beginning of Winter Lent; also see November 15 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Kevin Eubanks: American guitarist and composer (Kevin Eubanks and The Tonight Show Band and The Tonight Show Band).
- Harold Marcuse: American historian and educator.
- Ray McKinnon: American film actor/director.
- Michael Woythe: German footballer and manager.
- Joe Leeway: Rocker (Thompson Twins).
- US sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and US$3,000 fine.
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