On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1957

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Thrower, BBC News Reader

Famous Deaths

  • Cora Witherspoon, American actress (Quality Street The Bank Dick), dies at 67
1957 Highlights

About November 17, 1957

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Scorpio