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  • U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Steven Spielberg

    Steven's Second Blockbuster

    U.S.
    Wednesday Nov 16, 1977

    Spielberg and actor Richard Dreyfuss re-convened to work on a film about UFOs, which became Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977).One of the rare films both written and directed by Spielberg, Close Encounters was a critical and box office hit, giving Spielberg his first Best Director nomination from the Academy as well as earning six other Academy Awards nominations. It won Oscars in two categories (Cinematography, Vilmos Zsigmond, and a Special Achievement Award for Sound Effects Editing, Frank E. Warner).This second blockbuster helped to secure Spielberg's rise.




  • Redmond, Washington, United States
    Friday Nov 16, 2001

    X-box

    Xbox release

    Redmond, Washington, United States
    Friday Nov 16, 2001

    The original Xbox was released on November 15, 2001, in North America, February 22, 2002, in Japan, and March 14, 2002, in Australia and Europe. It was Microsoft's first foray into the gaming console market. As part of the sixth-generation of gaming, the Xbox competed with Sony's PlayStation 2, Sega's Dreamcast (which stopped American sales before the Xbox went on sale), and Nintendo's GameCube. The Xbox was the first console offered by an American company after the Atari Jaguar stopped sales in 1996. The name Xbox was derived from a contraction of DirectX Box, a reference to Microsoft's graphics API, DirectX.




  • U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2006

    Nancy Pelosi

    Democratic candidate for speaker

    U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2006

    On November 16, 2006, the Democratic caucus unanimously chose Pelosi as the Democratic candidate for speaker.




  • U.S.
    Sunday Nov 16, 2008

    Barack Obama

    Resignation

    U.S.
    Sunday Nov 16, 2008

    He resigned his seat in the U.S. Senate upon being elected President of the United States.




  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2017

    Tesla, Inc.

    Tesla unveiled the 2020 Roadster

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2017

    Through a surprise reveal at the end of the event that introduced the Semi on November 16, 2017, Tesla unveiled the 2020 Roadster.




  • Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2017

    Tesla, Inc.

    The Tesla Semi official announcement

    Palo Alto, California, U.S.
    Thursday Nov 16, 2017

    The Tesla Semi official announcement was at a November 16, 2017 press conference where two prototypes were shown.




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