Thursday 7 November 1957
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Palmer and King Kong Bundy.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Jailhouse Rock by Elvis Presley.
In UK Diana by Paul Anka 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.
On TV people were watching The Benny Hill Show.
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- R.C. Saints - Saint Willibrord
- Russia - day of the October Revolution (1917) in the Gregorian Calendar, unofficially commemorated
- Northern Catalonia - National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees.
- Also see November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Jonathan Palmer: Formula-1 racer.
- King Kong Bundy: American professional wrestler.
- Massimo Ciavarro: Italian actor and television personality, who started his career in 1972, as a fotoromanzi actor.
- Kathy McMillan: American track and field champion who set an American record in the high jump of 22 ' 3" in the Amateur Athletic Union National Outdoor Championships on 6/1976.
- Kong Bundy: Wrestler.
- Christopher Knight: American actor
- John Benitez: American DJ songwriter and producer
- Tony Schiavone: American wrestling announcer
- Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
- WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast
- Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
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