On This Day

What Happened on November 8, 1957

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Curbishley, English football manager (Charlton Athletic), born in Forest Gate, Essex, England
  • Pearl Thompson, British rock guitarist (The Cure - "Friday I'm In Love"), born in Surrey, England
  • Yohan Gunasekera, Sri Lankan cricketer (2 Tests for Sri Lanka 1983), born in Colombo, Sri Lanka
1957 Highlights

About November 8, 1957

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 63 years, 11 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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