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
while By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens was one of the best selling books.
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
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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)
: French actor
Famous People died
: Actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1957 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in November 1957 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
The Organization Man
by William H. Whyte Jr
The Organization Man is the first complete study of a way of life that many Americans are now leading, and that many more are likely to lead. [...]
To Live Again
by Catherine Marshall
For more than forty years To Live Again has been treasured by readers as a true story of divine comfort, human love, and spiritual adventure. [...]
Bridge To The Sun
by Gwen Terasaki
National Book Award Finalist Non-Fiction (1958) * Washington Post Non-Fiction Book of the Year (1958) * New York Times Bestseller Bridge to the Sun is a beautiful, tender, and moving love [...]
By Love Possessed
by James Gould Cozzens
During forty-nine hours in the life of Arthur Winner, the leading lawyer in a small Pennsylvania town in the 1950's, By Love Possessed portrays all the myriad aspects of love. [...]
Tell the world why Saturday, 16 November 1957 is such a special date for you!