On this day: November 1

POSTED: 1:34 AM Nov 01 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Nov 01 2015

The Sistine Chapel's ceiling is unveiled, the National Weather Service makes its first forecast, the U.S. explodes its first hydrogen bomb, and Honda opens its first U.S. factory, all on this day.

OTD November 1 - Cool Hand Luke
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Warner Bros. Pictures

1967: The prison drama "Cool Hand Luke," starring Paul Newman, George Kennedy and Strother Martin, premieres in theaters. The movie would earn Oscar nominations for Best Actor (Newman), Best Supporting Actor (Kennedy), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Original Music Score, but only Kennedy would win.


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