What Happened on November 7, 1957

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Cold War: The Gaither Report calls for more American missiles and fallout shelters.
  • Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year
  • WEEQ (now WWTO) TV channel 35 in La Salle, IL (IND) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Knight, American actor (Peter-Brady Bunch), born in NYC, New York
  • Jonathan Palmer, formula-1 racer
  • Kathy McMillan, long jumper (Olympic silver 1976)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin (23) weds Valentina Ivanovna Goryacheva

Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin
Cosmonaut
Yuri Gagarin

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actress Ingrid Bergman (42) divorces Roberto Rossellini after 7 years of mariage