Sunday 24 November 1957
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. 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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- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
- Teacher's Day in Turkey
- Chris Hayes: California, United States -- Rock guitarist (Huey Lewis & The News).
- Denise Crosby in Hollywood California USA actress (Tasha Yar - Star Trek: The Next Generation).
- Denise Crosby: American actress and producer.
- Edward Stourton: English journalist and author.
- Diego Rivera: Mexican artist, a controversial painter as his political views were expressed through his art.
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