Sunday November 17, 1957

US date format: 11/17/1957, UK date format: 17/11/1957

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 17, 1957). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Debbie Thrower . 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. April Love, directed by Henry Levin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1957 while On The Beach by Nevil Shute was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching 26 Men.
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April Love

April Love

Directed by: Henry Levin

Starring: Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels, Arthur O'Connell

Stopover Tokyo

Stopover Tokyo

Directed by: Richard L. Breen

Starring: Robert Wagner, Joan Collins, Edmond O'Brien, Ken Scott

The One That Got Away

The One That Got Away

Directed by: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: Hardy Krüger, Colin Gordon, Michael Goodliffe, Terence Alexander

The Tall Stranger

The Tall Stranger

Directed by: Thomas Carr

Starring: Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Barry Kelley, Michael Ansara

Bombers B-52

Bombers B-52

Directed by: Gordon Douglas

Starring: Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Marsha Hunt, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 17, 1957?


Holidays

  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
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Events

  • WBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC / ABC) begins broadcasting

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Sport Games on November 17, 1957

Sport Games on November 17, 1957


NFL

American Football
  • Baltimore Colts - Chicago Bears : 29 - 14
  • Cleveland Browns - Washington Redskins : 30 - 30
  • Los Angeles Rams - Green Bay Packers : 31 - 27
  • Philadelphia Eagles - New York Giants : 0 - 13
  • San Francisco 49ers - Detroit Lions : 10 - 31
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TV Series

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26 Men

26 Men

Directed by: Joseph Kane

Starring: Tristram Coffin, Kelo Henderson

Country: United States of America

Trackdown

Trackdown

Directed by: Richard T. Heffron

Starring: Robert Culp

Country: United States of America

The Real McCoys

The Real McCoys

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Directed by: Richard Crenna

Starring: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

Country: United States of America

Maverick

Maverick

Written by:

Directed by: Richard Donner

Starring: Jack Kelly, James Garner

Country: United States of America

The Californians

The Californians

Directed by: Jonathan Parker

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Books

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The World Of Suzie Wong by Richard Mason

The World Of Suzie Wong

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Penguin Books reintroduces the timeless story of the love affair between a British artist and a Chinese prostitute.Robert is t he only resident of the Nam Kok hotel not renting

Letter From Peking by Pearl S. Buck

Letter From Peking

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At the outbreak of war, a half-Chinese man sends his family back to America, beginning an absence punctuated only by his letters, and a son who must make sense of his

By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens

By Love Possessed

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A highly-respected, middle-aged lawyer's involvements with love are revealed in a series of flashbacks

The Age Of Revolution by Winston S. Churchill

The Age Of Revolution

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Winston S. Churchill's "A History of the English Speaking Peoples" is the literary masterwork of the twentieth century's greatest historical figure.

Leftover Life To Kill by Caitlin Thomas

Leftover Life To Kill

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Account of her life with Dylan Thomas.


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