What Happened on November 30, 1957

Historical Events

  • 22nd Iron Bowl: Auburn beats Alabama 40-0 in Birmingham

Assassination Attempt

Assassination attempt on Indonesian President Sukarno, kills 8

  • CFL Grey Cup, Varsity Stadium, Toronto: Hamilton Tiger-Cats take out their 2nd title; beat Winnipeg Blue Bombers, 32-7

Musical Finale

Harold Karr and Matt Dubey's musical "Happy Hunting", starring Ethel Merman and Fernando Lamas, closes at Majestic Theater, NYC, after 413 performances

1957 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Calhoun, American musician
  • Colin Mochrie, Scottish-born Canadian comedian
  • Joël Champetier, French Canadian author
  • John Ashton, English guitarist (Psychedelic Furs)
  • Richard Barbieri, British keyboardist (Porcupine Tree)
Born in 1957

Famous Deaths

  • Beniamino Gigli, Italian lyric tenor (La Gioconde - "Enzo"; Metropolitan Opera, 1920-32),dies of pneumonia at 67
  • Dick McPartland, American jazz guitarist, dies at 52

About November 30, 1957

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 6 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

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