It was Saturday, 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
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- Zero Hour!
directed by Hall Bartlett
starring: Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Sterling Hayden
- Pursuit of the Graf Spee
directed by Michael Powell
starring: John Gregson, Anthony Quayle, Ian Hunter
- Nights of Cabiria
directed by Federico Fellini
starring: Giulietta Masina, Franois Prier, Franca Marzi
- Pal Joey
directed by George Sidney
starring: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak
- The Colditz Story
directed by Guy Hamilton
starring: John Mills, Eric Portman, Christopher Rhodes
Which were the important events of Saturday, 16 November 1957 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
Famous People born
Frank Milton "Pete" Higgins II
- Copper & Brass closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
- Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Philadelphia 111-89
- Ed Gein butchers last victim
: VP (Microsoft Desktop)
Famous People died
: Actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1957 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.7538
Playboy Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Princess Lalla Aisha -- Nov. 11, 1957
By Love Possessed - James Gould Cozzens
Peyton Place - Grace Metalious
Compulsion - Meyer Levin
Rally Round the Flag, Boys! - Max Shulman
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Reynolds Aluminum Disney Mickey Mouse Ad T (1957)
SS Kresge Store NCR National Cash Register (1957)
Tell the world why Saturday, 16 November 1957 is such a special date for you!