On This Day

What Happened on November 1, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • KVII TV channel 7 in Amarillo, TX (ABC) begins broadcasting
  • KXGN TV channel 5 in Glendive, MT (CBS/NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting
  • Mackinac Straits Bridge, Michigan, world longest suspension bridge between anchorages opens
  • WICZ TV channel 40 in Binghamton, NY (NBC) begins broadcasting

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlos PaiĆ£o, Portuguese singer (d. 1988)
  • Lyle Lovett, country singer (God Will, Joshua Judges Ruth), born in Klein, Texas