What Happened on November 11, 1957

Historical Events

  • Demolition begins on cable car barn at California & Hyde, San Francisco

Great Balls of Fire

Sun Record's release single "Great Balls of Fire" by Jerry Lee Lewis; sells a million copies in first ten day

Famous Weddings

June Carter Cash

Country singer June Carter (28) weds former football player Edwin Nix

About November 11, 1957

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 10 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio

Music Charts

  • UK #1 Song: That'll Be The Day - Crickets