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World Historical and Societal Life November 1957

November
  • November 1 - KVII TV channel 7 in Amarillo, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • November 1 - KXGN TV channel 5 in Glendive, MT (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • November 1 - WICZ TV channel 40 in Binghamton, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting
  • November 1 - World longest suspension bridge opens (Mackinac Bridge, Mackinac Straits Mich)
  • November 2 - 1 titanium mill opened, Toronto Ohio
  • November 2 - The Levelland UFO Case in Levelland, Texas, generates national publicity, and remains one of the most impressive UFO cases in American history.
  • November 3 - Sputnik program: The Soviet Union (USSR) launches Sputnik 2 with a dog on board named Laika, the first animal in orbit
  • November 4 - second Soviet Earth-satellite launched
    November 5 - Mrs. Nellie McGrail wins $574,658 on a 2 cent soccer pool ticket
  • November 6 - "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • November 6 - Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France
  • November 7 - Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
  • November 7 - WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) first broadcast
  • November 6 - Jailhouse Rock opens nationally and Elvis Presley keeps getting bigger and bigger
  • November 7 - Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
  • November 7 - Cold War: In the United States, the Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
  • November 8 - Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island
  • November 10 - NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA
  • November 10 - Cleveland Browns' Don Paul sets club record for longest fumble return with a 89-yard run (and TD), beating Pittsburgh 24-0
  • November 11 - Demolition begins on cable car barn at California & Hyde (SF)
  • November 13 - Flooding in the Po River valley of Italy leads to the flooding also in Venice
  • November 14 - Apalachin Meeting - The leaders of the American Mafia meet at a convention in Apalachin, New York at the house of Joseph Barbara. It is broken up by a curious patrolman.
  • November 14 - Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ
  • November 14 - Henry Aaron wins NL MVP
  • November 14 - The Apalachin Meeting outside Binghamton, New York is raided by law enforcement, and many high level Mafia figures are arrested.
  • November 15 - US sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000
  • November 15 - Plane crash in the Isle of Wight leaves 43 dead.
  • November 16 - Serial killer Edward Gein murders his last victim, Bernice Worden of Plainfield, Wisconsin.
  • November 16 - "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • November 16 - Celtic Bill Russell sets NBA record of 49 rebounds beat Phila 111-89
  • November 16 - Okla's NCAA win streak ends at 47 after losing to Notre Dame 7-0
  • November 17 - WBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • November 18 - Tunisia refuses Russian weapons
  • November 19 - Antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia
  • November 20 - Morton Wishengrad's "Rope Dancers," premieres in NYC
  • November 22 - Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP
  • November 22 - Miles Davis Quintet debuts a jazz concert at Carnegie Hall in NY
  • November 22 - Simon & Garfunkel appear on "American Bandstand" as "Tom & Jerry"
  • November 24 - Cleveland Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing
  • November 25 - Pres Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech
  • November 26 - WCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • November 27 - Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration
  • November 28 - "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC
  • November 28 - Warren Spahn of the Braves wins Cy Young Award
  • November 29 - NY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants
  • November 30 - "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
  • November 30 - 45 CFL Grey Cup: Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeats Winn Blue Bombers, 32-7
  • November 30 - Assassination attempt by grenade attack on Indonesian president Sukarno in Cikini School in Jakarta kills 8. Six children killed, Sukarno survives unscathed.

 

 


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