Saturday 16 November 1957
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.
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- 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)
- Frank Milton "Pete" Higgins II: VP (Microsoft Desktop).
- Jacques Gamblin: French actor.
- Emmanuel Le Bret: French astrologer, author of the book "Uranus et l'éveil spirituel.
- Cora Witherspoon: Actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67.
- 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
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