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Historical Events In 1957

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Nov 04   In the year 1957 2nd Soviet Earth-satellite launched  

Nov 04   Marie Joseph Canteloube de Malaret, composer, dies at 78 in the year 1957.  

Nov 05   Félix Gaillard forms govt in France in the year 1957.  

Nov 06   "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances in the year 1957.  

Nov 06   Felix Gaillard becomes premier of France on this day in history.  

Nov 07   Phillies pitcher Jack Sanford wins NL Rookie of Year in the year 1957.  

Nov 08   In the year 1957 great Britain performs atmospheric nuclear test at Christmas Island  

Nov 10   NFL record crowd (102,368), '49ers vs Rams in LA on this day in history.  

Nov 12   Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Dick Hutton beats Lou Thesz in Toronto, to become NWA wrestling champ on this day in history.  

Nov 15   On this day in history uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years & $3,000  

Nov 15   In the year 1957 uS sentences Soviet spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel to 30 years and $3,000 fine  

Nov 16   On this day in history "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 perfs  

Nov 16   In the year 1957 cora Witherspoon, actress (Quality Street, Bank Dick), dies at 67  

Nov 16   Ed Gein butchers last victim on this day in history.  

Nov 17   On this day in history wBOY TV channel 12 in Clarksburg, WV (NBC/ABC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 18   On this day in history tunisia refuses Russian weapons  

Nov 19   On this day in history antonin Novotny appointed president of Czechoslovakia  

Nov 20   On this day in history newly appointed Secretary of Defense Neil McElroy, while testifing before Congress said that he would set up an agency to manage all defense research. Despite objections by some of the military, the research agency, known as ARPA (Advanced Research Projects Agency) was created in early 1958. ARPA developed ARPANET, the precursor to the Internet, in 1969.  

Nov 20   Weldon Hart, composer, dies at 46 in the year 1957.  

Nov 22   Mickey Mantle wins AL MVP in the year 1957.  

Nov 24   Cleve Browns' fullback Jim Brown sets club record of 237 yds rushing in the year 1957.  

Nov 25   In the year 1957 pres Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech  

Nov 25   On this day in history president Eisenhower suffers a mild stroke, impairing his speech  

Nov 26   On this day in history aleksei M Remizov, Russian author (Iveren), dies  

Nov 26   In the year 1957 wCVB TV channel 5 in Boston, MA (ABC) begins broadcasting  

Nov 27   On this day in history army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration  

Nov 27   Army withdraws from Little Rock AR, after Central HS integration on this day in history.  

Nov 27   In the year 1957 margot SE Scharten-Antink, author (Catherina/Sprotje), dies at 88  

Nov 28   In the year 1957 "Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC  

Nov 29   On this day in history erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60  

Nov 29   In the year 1957 nY Mayor Robert Wagner forms a committee to replace Dodgers & Giants  

Nov 30   "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances on this day in history.  

Dec 02   1st US large scale nuclear power plant opens (Shippingport Penn) on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1957

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of joanna Pacula, Tomszowaubelski Poland, actress (Gorky Park, Kiss)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of frank Dicopoulos, Akron OH, actor (Frank Cooper-Guiding Light)  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of bojan Križај, Slovenian skier  

Jan 04   Patty Loveless, [Ramey], Pikeville Ky, singer (Blue Side of Town) was born in the year 1957.  

Jan 05   In the year 1957 birth of vincent Calloway, Kentucky, trumpet player (Midnight Star-No Parking)  

Jan 05   Kevin Hastings, Australian rugby league footballer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Katie Couric, [Katherine], Arlington VA, TV news host (Today) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Kristen Meadows, actress (Santa Barbara) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1957

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1957 ruth Draper, US elocutionist, dies at 67 or 72  

Jan 04   On this day in history theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84  

Jan 07   In the year 1957 al White, choreographer (NBC Comedy Hour), dies  

Jan 09   Mary Carr Moore, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1957.  

Jan 10   Gabriela Mistral, Chilean poet (Nobel Prize 1945), dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Sir Robert Garran, Australian lawyer and early leading expert in Australian constitutional law (b. 1867) died in the year 1957.  

Jan 14   Humphrey Bogart, actor (Casablanca, Caine Mutiny), dies at 57 in the year 1957.  

Jan 16   Alexander Cambridge, gov-gen (S Afr 1923-31/Canada 1940-5), dies at 82 in the year 1957.  

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